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  1. Sufi Ritual

    The Parallel Universe

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This study reveals the world of Sufi ritual with particular reference to two major Sufi orders. It examines the ritual and practices of these orders and surveys their organisation and hierarchy, initiation ceremonies, and aspects of their liturgy such as dhikr (litany) and sama (mystical concert)....

    Published June 7th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Al-Farabi and His School

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Examines one of the most exciting and dynamic periods in the development of medieval Islam, from the late 9th to the early 11th century, through the thought of five of its principal thinkers, prime among them al-Farabi. This great Islamic philosopher, called 'the Second Master' after Aristotle,...

    Published September 24th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Middle East Sources

    A MELCOM Guide to Middle Eastern and Islamic Books and Materials in the United Kingdom and Irish Libraries

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Middle East Sources provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with Middle Eastern interests. It aims to guide readers to the major collections of books and other materials on the subject in the UK and Ireland, as well as to some lesser known but nonetheless...

    Published February 20th 1998 by Routledge

  4. A Popular Dictionary of Islam

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Both a dictionary and a glossary of terms that attempts to cover the entire field of Islam. Also included are brief biographies of eminent Muslims and Islamic scholars throughout the ages, providing a ready reference to authorities normally cited....

    Published December 16th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Seek Knowledge

    Thought and Travel in the House of Islam

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Explores various facets of the Islamic search for knowledge, with essays on aspects of Thought or Travel....

    Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Text and Trauma

    An East-West Primer

    By Ian Richard Netton

    An essay in literary criticism with a difference, addressing the nature of blasphemy and using selected novels by Salman Rushdie, Najib Mahfuz and Nikos Kazantzakis as case studies....

    Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Allah Transcendent

    Studies in the Structure and Semiotics of Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Cosmology

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Examines the role of God in medieval Islamic philosophy and theology in a new and exciting way. Renouncing the traditional chronological method of considering Islamic philosophy, Netton uses modern literary modes of criticism derived from structuralism, post-structuralism and semiotics....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

  8. Golden Roads

    Migration, Pilgrimage and Travel in Medieval and Modern Islam

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Essays on themes (migration, pilgrimage and travel) as old as Islam itself and integral in the development of a cosmopolitan Islamic social order embracing much of Africa and Eurasia....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

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