Dictionary of Sufism

John Renard has written several good works on Islam and Sufism, this should make for good and instructive reading. clipped from astore.amazon.com Click here With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam’s mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume extensive… Read More Dictionary of Sufism

Read About the Dialogue Between Jews and Sufis

A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda’s Duties of the Heart by Diana Lobel Duties of the Heart was written by Bahya Ibn Paquda in eleventh century Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain). In this study Diana Lobel examines the original Arabic to discover the close alignment of Paquda’s work with the Sufi mystic path.… Read More Read About the Dialogue Between Jews and Sufis