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Knowledge of God in Classical Sufism: Foundations of Islamic Mystical Theology

By John Renard / Paulist Press / 2004



This volume consists of a mini-anthology of translated classical and medieval Arabic and Persian texts. Their subject matter cosists of discourses on the relationship between traditional, discursive knowledge of Islamic religious tradition and the experiential knowledge of God.

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Key Features

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

Product Details

  • Title: Knowledge of God in Classical Sufism: Foundations of Islamic Mystical Theology
  • Translator: John Renard
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 464
  • Resource Type: Ancient Texts
  • Resource Type: Monograph

About the Translator

John Renardis professor of theological studies at Saint Louis University.