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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I really enjoyed this book. I read most of it on a plane and the man next to me kept getting up to vomit. When we parted, he said, "I can tell that you're a very kind person with a kind heart. I don't meet many people like that." Read full review


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