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  1. 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

  2. Companion to the Qur'an

    Based on the Arberry Translation

    By W.M. Watt

    Originally published in 1967, this Companion is designed to help readers of the Qur’an by giving them necessary background information. An account is given of ideas peculiar to the Qur’an, and the main variant interpretations are noted. A full index of Qur’anic proper names and an index of words...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Occasionalism

    and its critique by Averroes and Aquinas

    By Majid Fakhry

    Originally published in 1958.Occasionalism is generally associated in the history of philosophy with the name of Malébranche . But long before this time, the Muslim Theologians of the ninth and tenth centuries had developed an occasionalist metaphysics of atoms and accidents. Arguing that a number...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Islam

    Belief and Practices

    By A.S. Tritton

    Originally published in 1951, this book provides a thorough explanation of the essential elements of Islam: Muhammad and the Quran, Faith, Prayer, Alms, Fasting, Pilgrimage, Holy War, Hadith, and Sunna, Creed, Prophets, Philosophy, Law, Sects, Mysticism, Social Life and Modern Movements....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Islam

    Essays in the Nature and Growth of a Cultural Tradition

    By G E von Grunebaum

    The essays in this volume deal with three fundamental problems in Islamic civilization; the growth among Muslims of a consciousness of belonging to a culture; the unity of Muslim civilization as expressed in literature, political thought, attitude to science and urban structure; and the interaction...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn 'Arabi

    By Henry Corbin

    In this volume Henry Corbin emphasizes the differences between the exoteric and esoteric forms of Islam. He also reveals that whereas in the West philosophy and religion were at odds, they were inseparably linked, at least during this period, in the Islamic world. A valuable section of notes and...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Darvishes

    Or Oriental Spiritualism

    By John P. Brown

    The Darvishes is an invaluable contribution to the study of the Belief and spiritual principles of the Darvish Orders and is one of the most accurate reference works on the subject. Drawn exclusively from the original Oriental works, and from Turkish, Arabic and Persian manuscripts the originality...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Oriental Mysticism

    By E H Palmer

    Originally published 1867. This volume describes not only the basic tenets of the Sufis but also the Ahl i wahdat which was a branch of Sufism. The author’s use of a Persian manuscript treatise by ‘Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi’ is an indispensable tool, particularly because the author did not...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Spirituality

    Foundations

    By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Originally published 1987. The first part of the volume is concerned with "The Roots of the Islamic Tradition and Spirituality". These are seen to include the Qu’ran as the central theophany of Islam, the Prophet who received the word of God and made it known to mankind and the rites of Islam....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy: Mini-set D 7 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Author

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Originally published between 1955 and 1981 the volumes in this mini-set include works by G E von Grünebaum, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, F Rahman, and A J Wensinck. Examining the nature and growth of the cultural tradition of Islam, the volumes in this set cover Islamic life and thought, the role of the...

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge