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Farid ad-Din Attar’s Memorial of God’s Friends: Lives and Sayings of Sufis

By Farid ad-Din ‘Attār / Paulist Press / 2009

$37.99

Overview

This volume presents the lives and sayings of some of the most renowned figures in the Islamic Sufi tradition, translated into a contemporary American English from the Persian of the poet Farid ad-Din Attar. This resource is useful for studies of mystical traditions.

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Key Features

  • A clear presentation of classic Islamic spirituality in an accessible form
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • Useful for studies of comparative religion

Product Details

  • Title: Farid ad-Din Attar’s Memorial of God’s Friends: Lives and Sayings of Sufis
  • Author: Farid ad-Din Attar
  • Translator: Paul Edward Losensky
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 434
  • Resource Type: Ancient Texts
  • Resource Type: Monograph

About the Author

Farid ad-Din Attar often wrote under the pseudonym, ʿAṭṭār (the perfumer), Abū Ḥamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm (1110–1221) had a profound influence on Persian writing and Sufism. Little is known of his life, save for his writings.