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Early Islamic Mysticism: Sufi Qur’an, Mi’raj, Poetic and Theological Writings

By Michael A. Sells / Paulist Press / 1996



This volume makes available and accessible the writings of the crucial early period of Islamic mysticism during which Sufism developed as one of the world’s major mystical traditions. The texts are accompanied by commentary on their historical, literary and philosophical context.

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Key Features

  • Islamic texts compiled by respected expert in the field of Islamic studies
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • A collection of primary source material useful for historical study

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About the Author

Michael Anthony Sells is the John Henry Barrows Professor of Islamic History and Literature at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.