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The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticism

Two Works by Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi - An Annotated Translation with Introduction

By John O'Kane, Bernd Radtke

Routledge – 1996 – 296 pages

Series: Routledge Sufi Series

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Description

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).

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'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

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  1. Asian Studies

Name: The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticism: Two Works by Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi - An Annotated Translation with Introduction (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By John O'Kane, Bernd Radtke. 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...
Categories: Asian Studies