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  • Author:
    Annemarie Schimmel
  • ISBN:
    9675062045
  • ISBN13:
    978-9675062049
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  • Publisher:
    Islamic Book Trust (June 1, 2010)
  • Pages:
    534 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Islam
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Annemarie Schimmel’s most popular book is Mystical Dimensions of Islam. I Am Wind, You Are Fire: The Life and Work of Rumi by. Annemarie Schimmel. The Mystery of Numbers by.

Mystical Dimensions of Islam - Annemarie Schimmel. Praise for Mystical Dimensions of Islam. A truly beautiful book. Radiates an elegance of style. Students of Islam and of comparative religion-as well as those who respond to mysticism-are deeply in the author’s debt for giving us what will surely be the standard treatment of Sufism for a long time to come.

Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to. .

Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism.

Mystical Dimensions of Islam presents, for the first time, a balanced historical treatment of the . No idea who Willard is as Schimmel was the author of this book

Mystical Dimensions of Islam presents, for the first time, a balanced historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism-Islamic mysticism-from it.No idea who Willard is as Schimmel was the author of this book. As I understand it her primary knowledge is in the sub-Continent and Turkey (where she spent a number of years teaching) and as a result, much of this book is regarding Sufism in those primary areas. A large part of this book is dedicated to Rumi (not a bad thing) and also to Persian and Urdu poets and mystics. The downside to this is African Sufism is almost non-existent in this book.

History of Religions, " Mystical Dimensions of Islam, from its first appearance in 1975, has become the standard .

No scholar in the last half of the twentieth century had a greater impact on the study of Islamic mysticism than Annemarie Schimmel. -Carl W. Ernst, from the foreword, "A well-balanced and perceptive general introduction to Sufism.

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Mystical Dimensions of Islam" presents, for the first time, a balanced historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon .

Mystical Dimensions of Islam" presents, for the first time, a balanced historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism - Islamic mysticism - from its beginnings through the nineteenth century. Through her sensitivity and deep understanding of the subject, Annemarie Schimmel, an eminent scholar of Eastern religions, draws the reader into the mood, the vision, the way of the Sufi in a manner that adds an essential ingredient to her analysis of the history of Sufism.