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A Sufi Martyr
The Apologia of 'Ain al-Qudat al-Hamadhani

ISBN 9780415442589
Published December 25, 2007 by Routledge
102 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1969.

This volume was composed by an eminent Sufi mystic whilst in prison in Baghdad, awaiting execution, in a vain attempt to overthrow his sentence; he was put to death in AD 1311 at the age of 33. This apologia is a document of great poignancy, composed in most elegant Arabic and translated with the customary skill and elegance for which A J Arberry became so well-known.


Table of Contents

Introduction.  A Treatise Entitled Complaint of a Stranger Exiled from Home  1. Of Faith in God and His Attributes  2. Of Faith in Prophethood  3. Of Faith in the Next World

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