The A to Z of Sufism

The A to Z of Sufism

by John Renard
     
 

With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume, extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. Additional features include:

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Overview

With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume, extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. Additional features include:

· chronology of all major figures and events
· introductory essay
· glossary of 400 Arabic, Berber, Chinese, Persian, and Turkish terms
· comprehensive bibliography

Ideal for libraries, as well as students and scholars of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810863439
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Series:
A to Z Guide Series , #44
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
414
File size:
7 MB

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Meet the Author

John Renard is professor in the Department of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University, where he has taught Islamic studies, history of religion, and comparative theology since 1978.

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