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Sufism: A Beginner's Guide free pdf William C. Chittick, the leading scholar in the field, offers a compelling insight into the origins, context, and key themes of this fascinating movement. After a general overview of the tradition, he draws upon the words of some of the greatest Sufi writers - among them Ibn Arabi, Baha Walad and Rumi himself - to give a fresh and revealing perspective on the teachings and beliefs of Sufism and its proponents. Fresh and authoritative, this sympathetic book will be appreciated by anyone interested in Sufism, from complete beginners to students, scholars and experts alike.

About William C. Chittick

William C. Chittick is Professor of Comparative Studies at the State University of New York. A greatly respected scholar, he spent over twelve years in Iran before the revolution studying Sufism in theory and in practice. He has written widely on Sufism and Shi'ism.

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Author : William C. Chittick
Publisher : Oneworld Publications
Data Published : 30 November 2007
ISBN : 1851685472
EAN : 9781851685479
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 233 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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