Sufism

Sufism

The Formative Period

eBook - 2007
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This book is a comprehensive historical overview of the formative period of Sufism, the major mystical tradition in Islam, from the ninth to the twelfth century CE. Based on a fresh reading of the primary sources and integrating the findings of recent scholarship on the subject, the author presents a unified narrative of Sufisms historical development within an innovative analytical framework. Karamustafa gives a new account of the emergence of mystical currents in Islam during the ninth century and traces the rapid spread of Iraq-based Sufism to other regions of the Islamic world and its fus.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, Ă2007
ISBN: 9780748628971
0748628975
9780748619191
9780748619184
0748619194
0748619186
9781280833953
1280833955
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages)

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