1st Edition

The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticism Two Works by Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi - An Annotated Translation with Introduction

By John O'Kane, Bernd Radtke Copyright 1996
    294 Pages
    by Routledge

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book provides translations of the earliest Arabic autobiography and the earliest theoretical explanation of the psychic development and powers of an Islamic holy man (Saint, Friend of God).

    Introduction; Chapter 1 The Autobiography of the Theosophist of Tirmidh; Chapter 2 Al-?ak?m Al-Tirmidh?;


    Bernd Radtke, John O’Kane

    'accurate and well-annotated English translations. Taken together, they give the reader a genuine insight into the important writings of this most influential early mystic of Islam.' - Gerhard Bowering, International Journal of Middle East Studies