The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticism
Two Works by Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi - An Annotated Translation with Introduction
Published February 29th 1996 by Routledge – 296 pages
Series: Routledge Sufi Series
This book provides translations of the earliest Arabic autobiography and the earliest theoretical explanation of the psychic development and powers of an Islamic holy man (Saint, Friend of God).
'accurate and well-annotated English translations. Taken together, they give the reader a genuine insight into the important writings of this most influential early mystic of Islam.' - Gerhard Bowering, International Journal of Middle East Studies