Sufism in an Age of Transition
'umar Al-suhrawardi and the Rise of the Islamic Mystical Brotherhoods (Islamic History and Civilization)
Explore the critical period in Sufism's development during the early thirteenth century with this groundbreaking examination of a pivotal figure in the field. Using previously undiscovered sources, the book delves into the life and work of scholar, mystic, and statesman Umar al-Suhraward. Discover how his universalizing Sufi system allowed for novel modes of participation in Sufi religiosity and provided a framework for the presence of intentional Sufi communities in the late-medieval Islamic world.
2020-06-19T19:48:35.000Z@shahanSean Franklin Lewis, Rumi Past & present; A Knysh, Sufism A new history; Cyrus Ali Zargar, Sufi Aesthetics; Erik Ohlander, Sufism in an Age of Transition; John Walbridge, Wisdom of the Mystic East; Juan Cole, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (historical essay) Carl Ernst, Omid Safi – source