Historical Dictionary of Sufism (Historical Dictionaries of by John Renard

By John Renard

With greater than 3,000 entries and cross-references at the heritage, major figures, associations, conception, and literary works linked to Islam's mystical culture, Sufism, this dictionary brings jointly in a single quantity broad historic details that is helping positioned modern occasions right into a ancient context. extra positive factors comprise: map, chronology of all significant figures and occasions, introductory essay, thesaurus of four hundred Arabic, Berber, chinese language, Persian, and Turkish phrases, complete bibliography, 21 black-and-white photos emphasizing very important visible issues of Sufi proposal and heritage. excellent for libraries, in addition to scholars and students of religion.

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