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Ibn ‘Ata’ Illah Iskandari/Kwaja Abdullah Ansari: The Book of Wisdom/Intimate Conversations

By 2 authors Ibn ‘Ata’ Illah Khwaja Abdullah Ansari / Paulist Press / 1978



Two early Sufi classics are contained in this volume. They embody the essence of spiritual life in this Islamic tradition. Ibn ‘Ata’ Illah (1250–1309) was a Sufi saint and sage who lived in Egypt. Kwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006–1089) was one of major early writers of Persian mystical literature.

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Key Features

  • This volume contains an important biography of a Sufi teacher
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • Useful for studies of comparative religion

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About the Authors

Ibn ‘Ata’ Illah (d. 1309) was an instructor within the Shadhili Sufi order. His works include a biography of the founder of his movement.

Kwaja Abdullah Ansari (1006–1099) lived in Persia during the 11th century, was known as a gifted orator and commentator on the Qur’an.