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Author Mojaddedi, J. A. (Jawid Ahmad)

Title The biographical tradition in sufism : the ṭabaqāt genre from al-Sulamī to Jāmī / Jawid A. Mojaddedi
Published Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 230 pages) : genealogical tables
Series Curzon studies in Asian religion
Curzon studies in Asian religion.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Abbreviations; Note on presentation; Introduction; Part One; Chapter 1 Sulamī's Tạbaqāt al-Sụ̄fiyya; Chapter 2 The Hịlyat al-awliyā'; Chapter 3 The Persian Tạbaqāt al-Sụ̄fiyya; Part Two; Chapter 4 Qushayrī's Risāla; Chapter 5 Hujwīrī's Kashf al-mahj̣ūb; Part Three; Chapter 6 Jāmī's Nafahạ̄t al-uns; Conclusion; Notes; Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book is a study of the major works of Sufi historiography, which takes the form of collections of biographies. It provides a literary context in which one can appreciate fully the theological significance and historical value of Sufi biographies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-223) and index
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Subject Biography.
Historiography -- Methodology.
Historiography -- Iran
Islam -- Historiography.
Islamic literature -- Iran
Sufism -- Historiography
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136843213