Early Islamic Mysticism: Sufi, Qurʼan, Miraj, Poetic and Theological Writings

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Paulist Press, 1996 - Religion - 398 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
INTRODUCTION
11
SOURCES OF ISLAMIC MYSTICISM
29
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Michael A. Sells is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Religion at Haverford College. He is the author of several books on religion, including "Mystical Languages of Unsaying" (1994).

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