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  1. The Holy Koran

    An Introduction with Selections

    By A.J. Arberry

    Despite being revered as the Holy Book by Muslims throughout the world, the Koran is the least known and least understood in the West of all the great religious books. In this volume A J Arberry examines this paradox and explains the qualities of the Koran which have made it acceptable to so many...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Revelation and Reason in Islam

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1957. The "Scholastic Problem" was the focus of much debate in Islam for some centuries before it became the chief crux of learned discussion in medieval Christianity. When originally published this volume was the first survey of the subject to appear in English. It...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Sufism

    An Account of the Mystics of Islam

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1950. Thinkers such as Ghazali and Ibn `Arabi, poets such as Ibn al-Farid, Rumi, Hafiz and Jami were greatly inspired by the lives and sayings of the early Sufis. This book was the first short history of Sufism to be published in any language, illustrating the development...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. A Sufi Martyr

    The Apologia of 'Ain al-Qudat al-Hamadhani

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1969. This volume was composed by an eminent Sufi mystic whilst in prison in Baghdad, awaiting execution, in a vain attempt to overthrow his sentence; he was put to death in AD 1311 at the age of 33. This apologia is a document of great poignancy, composed in most elegant...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Moorish Poetry

    A Translation of The Pennants, and Anthology Compiled in 1243 by the Andalusian Ibn Sa'id

    Edited by A.J. Arberry

    Seven hundred and fifty years ago, this anthology of small masterpieces of renowned Moorish poets from Muslim Spain, North Africa and Sicily was compiled by Ibn Sa'id al-Andalusi, a native of Southern Spain. The text has been translated into rhymed English verses with an Introduction explaining the...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

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