A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism
In the SHORT INTRODUCTIONS TO WORLD FAITHS series, this is an exploration of the development of Islamic thought, and the inter-relationship between mysticism, theology and philosophy. The author demonstrates the impact of Islam on the course of world history and its role as a vital ingredient in contemporary culture.
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