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





ISBN 9780700704132
Published February 29, 1996 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

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).

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Biography

Bernd Radtke, John O’Kane

Reviews

'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