First among Sufis: the life and thought of Rabia al-Adawiyya, the woman Saint of Basra

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Octagon Press, 1982 - Religion - 85 pages
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Born in Basra in the eighth century of an impoverished family, orphaned and sold into slavery, Rabia al-Adawiyya rose to become one of the greatest Sufi teachers.

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Contents

Introduction
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The Star of Rabia
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The City of Basra
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Copyright

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