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Umar Ibn al-Farid: Suji Verse, Saintly Life

By ʿUmar Ibn al-Fãriḍ / Paulist Press / 2001



This volume contains two major works of the venerated poet Umar Ibn al-Farid, an accomplished Sufi as well as a respected poet, whose works blend the two traditions of classical Arabic poetry and Islamic mysticism.

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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

Product Details

  • Title: Umar Ibn al-Farid: Sufi Verse, Saintly Life
  • Author: Umar Ibn al-Farid
  • Translator: Thomas Emil Homerin
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 384
  • Resource Type: Ancient Texts
  • Resource Type: Monograph

About the Author

Umar Ibn al-Farid (1181–1235) was an Arab poet who was born in Cairo and lived in Mecca. His family had a legal heritage while he himself lived as a prominent Sufi teacher and author. His writings are still read at his tomb on Fridays to this day.