What is Sufism?

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University of California Press, 1975 - Sufism - 133 pages
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User Review  - Dean - Goodreads

Decent summary of Sufism, taking into account the traditionalist view (ie. as a side-product of Islam), with a few snippets of comparative religion analysis here and there. Some great quotes from respect Sufi masters of the past. Quite dense, and covers a lot in a small space. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

If it wasn't for Sufism I wouldn't be a Muslim, and in my mind, it misses the point to think of any religion without it's own form of "Sufism". Sufism in Islam is quite simply the esoteric part of the ... Read full review

Contents

The Originality of Sufism
11
The Universality of Sufism
17
The Book
25
The Messenger
33
The Heart
45
The Doctrine
63
The Method
74
The Exclusiveness of Sufism
92
Sufism throughout the Centuries
100
Index of Persons Book Titles and Places
128
Index of Arabic Words
132
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