An introduction to the History of Sufism


Pocket sized introduction to Sufism – from the work of Abdullah Suhrawardy.

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Author:Arthur J. Arberry
Printed: Malaysia
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Description from the Publisher: This work is made of lectures in memory of the Indian Muslim scholar Abdullah Suhrawardy (d. 1935). In three lectures, Arberry provides an introduction to the history of mysticism in Islam. He begins by reviewing the work of past scholars and researches conducted by his contemporaries. He traces the early interest of Sufism in Europe as well as the Orientalist approach to the subject, and suggests a skeletal outline of any future work in studying the history of Sufism.

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