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The Abrahamic Archetype

The Abrahamic Archetype

by Zinner, Samuel

'The Abrahamic Archetype' is a major scholarly achievement that sheds light on what is similar and what is distinctive in the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It examines the interplay between outward historical forces in religious and esoteric domains and the inward worlds of transcendent values and ideas...

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Ancient Beliefs & Modern Superstitions

Ancient Beliefs & Modern Superstitions

by Lings, Martin

Drawing upon his wide knowledge of world religions the author in this book strikes at the root of everything that makes it difficult for people today to believe wholeheartedly in religion and in doing so, it shows modern man to be, in his own peculiar twenty-first century way, the embodiment of superstition in its most dangerous form...

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A Bad Beginning

A Bad Beginning

by le Gai Eaton, Charles

Now in his 80s, Gai Eaton describes how, after a strange childhood completely isolated from other children, followed by a Cambridge education and life as an actor and later as a diplomat, circumstances led him at the age of 30 to Islam...

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The Collected Lyrics of Hafiz of Shiraz

The Collected Lyrics of Hafiz of Shiraz

by Hafiz,

H?fiz is honored as the greatest lyric poet of Iran and the D?v?n-i H?fiz, his collected poetry, is without doubt one of the world's greatest literary achievements. Translated here from the edition of Parv?z N?t?l Kh?nlar?, the 486 poems have been rendered as literally as possible while trying to convey some sense of the original poetry to the reader who lacks knowledge of Persian...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by Lings, Martin

In his first book on Sufism, written many years ago, Martin Lings wrote, with reference to the Quranic descriptions of the celestial Gardens: 'To speak of the Gardens and Fountains of Paradise, as also of its Rivers, Fruits and Consorts, is to speak the Truth, whereas to speak of such blessings in this world is only a manner of speaking, for the Realities are in Heaven and what we see here-below...

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Commander of the Faithful

Commander of the Faithful

by Kiser, John

Commaner of the Faithful is both a biography of Emir Abd el-Kader and a history of the resistance he led to the French colonization of Algeria in the mid 1800s. President Lincoln, Queen Victoria, Pope Pius IX, Sir Richard Burton, and French prisoners sang his praises. When Abd el-Kader died in 1883, The New York Times hailed him as ‘one of the few great men of the century’...

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The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

by Lings, Martin

Martin Lings gives us powerful reasons for believing that we have now reached a point in time from which 'the end' - whatever that may mean - is already in sight without being immediately imminent. The Eleventh Hour has its roots in the parable of the laborers in the vineyard...

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Garden of Mystery

Garden of Mystery

by Shabistari, Mahmud

Garden of Mystery, the 'Gulshan-i Raz', holds a unique position in Persian Sufi literature. It is a compact and concise exploration of the doctrines of Sufism at the peak of their development that has remained a primary text of Sufism throughout the world from Turkey to India. It comprises a thousand lines of inspired poetry taking the form of answers to questions put by a fellow mystic...

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Ibn Ajiba, Two Treatises on the Oneness of Existence

Ibn Ajiba, Two Treatises on the Oneness of Existence

by Michon, Jean-Louis

Ibn 'Ajiba (1747-1809) was a Moroccan Sufi of the Darqawi school who studied in Fez and lived all his life in and around Tetuan. Although still relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, his writings are important for an understanding of Maghribi Sufism...

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Mawlana Rumi Review

Mawlana Rumi Review

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This is the third volume of the Mawalana Rumi Review, the only journal devoted to the Sufi poet Jalal al-Din Rumi. Articles include Female Masters in the History of Sufism,  by Hülya Küçük...

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Mawlana Rumi Review

Mawlana Rumi Review

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This is the third volume of the Mawalana Rumi Review, the only journal devoted to the Sufi poet Jalal al-Din Rumi. Articles include Female Masters in the History of Sufism,  by Hülya Küçük...

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Mawlana Rumi Review, Vol. 6

Mawlana Rumi Review, Vol. 6

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The Mawlana Rumi Review is an academic review devoted to the life, thought, poetry and legacy of Rumi, Islam’s greatest Sufi poet and author of some 60,000 verses composed in the widest variety of metrical patterns ever used by any Persian poet. Mawlana (‘Our master’) Jalal al-Din Rumi (d.1273) has also been the best-selling poet in English in the United States for the last two decades...

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Mawlana Rumi Review, vol. 7

Mawlana Rumi Review, vol. 7

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The Mawlana Rumi Review is an annual academic review devoted to the life, thought, poetry and legacy of Mawlana (‘Our master’) Jalal al-Din Rumi (d.1273). It is a publication of the Rumi Institute, Near East University, Cyprus, and the Rumi Studies Group at the Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies, Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter...

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Mawlana Rumi Review, vol.5

Mawlana Rumi Review, vol.5

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The Mawlana Rumi Review is a new review devoted to the life, thought, poetry and legacy of Rumi, Islam’s greatest Sufi poet and author. Mawlana (‘Our master’) Jalal al-Din Rumi (d.1273) has been the best-selling poet in English in the United States for the last two decades...

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Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 1

Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 1

by Lewisohn, Leonard

The Mawlana Rumi Review is a new annual academic review devoted to the life, thought, poetry and legacy of Rumi, the world's greatest Sufi poet...

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Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 2

Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 2

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The Mawlana Rumi Review is a new annual academic review devoted to the life, thought, poetry and legacy of Rumi, the world's greatest Sufi poet...

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Mecca

Mecca

by Lings, Martin

In this, one of his last works, Martin Lings discusses the significance of the pilgrimage to Mecca, made annually by several million Muslims, in the light of the tradition of Abraham...

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Orientations

Orientations

by Morris, James Winston

Behind today's media stereotypes of an apocalyptic 'clash of civilisations,' could we be witnessing the epochal birth of new spiritual, ethical and cultural forms of communion, of a nascent global civilisation? 'Orientations' begins with those intimately familiar situations of disorientation, painful conflict and confusion-almost inescapable in the contemporary world-whose most dramatic...

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The Scientist and the Saint

The Scientist and the Saint

by Chandra, Avinash

In a world dominated by secular values, where science claims a monopoly on knowledge and truth, it often seems that there is little place for the spiritual explanation. But to reject the religious worldview is to deny answers to questions where science has so far given none...

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Stations of the Sufi Path

Stations of the Sufi Path

by Ansari, Abdullah

'Stations of the Sufi Path' is a new translation of a key Sufi text and the first Persian work to address the stages, or stations, of the Sufi way...

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The Tree of Being

The Tree of Being

by Arabi, Ibn

The Tree of Being (Shajarat al-Kawn in Arabic) is a work by Ibn Arabi, interpreted by Shaykh Tosun Bayrak who also includes here two other short works . Ibn Arabi (1165-1240) knew and influenced the great men of his time, including Ibn Rushd (Averroes), Jalaluddin Rumi and Suhrawardi, and his influence spread beyond the Islamic world to medieval Europe...

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Writings and Writing

Writings and Writing

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Presenting a state-of-the-art overview of the diverse and dynamic field of Islamic manuscript studies, the purpose of this volume is to look at what has been achieved and what has yet to be done, on the occasion of the retirement of Professor J.J. Witkam from the Chair of Codicology and Palaeography of the Islamic World at Leyden University...

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Similar Titles

  • Ancient Beliefs & Modern Superstitions
  • A Bad Beginning
  • The Collected Lyrics of Hafiz of Shiraz
  • Collected Poems
  • Commander of the Faithful
  • The Eleventh Hour
  • Garden of Mystery
  • Ibn Ajiba, Two Treatises on the Oneness of Existence
  • Mawlana Rumi Review
  • Mawlana Rumi Review
  • Mawlana Rumi Review, Vol. 6
  • Mawlana Rumi Review, vol. 7
  • Mawlana Rumi Review, vol.5
  • Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 1
  • Mawlana Rumi Review, volume 2
  • Mecca
  • Orientations
  • The Scientist and the Saint
  • Stations of the Sufi Path
  • The Tree of Being
  • Writings and Writing
  • The Abrahamic Archetype
 

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