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by Muhammad Ibn Ibrahim Ibn 'Abbad,Former Professor Emerita Indo-Muslim Culture Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Annemarie Schimmel,John Renard
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Ibn & of Ronda (1332-1390) wrote to his friends in Fez from the small Moroccan town of Sale. Here are selections of his letters, dating from 1365 to 1375, blending the lay movement of his time and the Sufi traditions of his past into a fresh spirituality. Sufism has many faces. Many modern Westerners connect it with, if anything, "Sufi Dance" as it is taught in American cities
In these letters, he helps the beginner through early obstacles on the path to spiritual excellence (ihsan) and intimate knowledge of God (ma'rifah).
In these letters, he helps the beginner through early obstacles on the path to spiritual excellence (ihsan) and intimate knowledge of God (ma'rifah). Renard's translation is an superb read because it isn't cumbersome like so many others.
Publication Date: 1988. John Renard received a P. Book Condition: New. About this title. in Islamic Studies, with a specialization in religious literature in Arabic and Persian and religious art, from Harvard University in 1978. He's currently a professor of comparative theology and the history of religion at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ibn ʿAbbād of Ronda book. In the preface to this volume, Professor Annemarie B. Schimmel describes Ibn Abbad's appeal for today: " He has not been surrounded by miracle stories and legends, as have so many other Sufis We rather find Ibn Abbad a quiet friend in whom we can trust, a man who does not dazzle us with flashes of glorious ideas or confuse us with theosophical. highfalutin but another waits until we come and listen to him and thus slowly understand his deep responsibility for the spiritual well-being of his readers.
Ibn Abbad al-Rundi (in full, Abu 'abd Allah Muhammad Ibn Abi Ishaq Ibrahim An-nafzi Al-himyari Ar-rundi) (1333–1390) was one of the leading Sufi theologians of his time who was born in Ronda.
Ibn Abbad al-Rundi (in full, Abu 'abd Allah Muhammad Ibn Abi Ishaq Ibrahim An-nafzi Al-himyari Ar-rundi) (1333–1390) was one of the leading Sufi theologians of his time who was born in Ronda ), and was buried in Bab al-Futuh (south-eastern gate) cemetery in Fes.
Ibn 'Abbad (1332-1390) was a leader of the Shadhiliyyah movement and taught a path to God that blended the esoteric Sufi traditions of the past with the popular lay movements of the time.
Annemarie Schimmel paints a detailed picture of life at court, particularly for women, and the fine gradations of rank and .
Annemarie Schimmel paints a detailed picture of life at court, particularly for women, and the fine gradations of rank and status in the strictly hierarchical Mughal society.
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