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Divine Love :Islamic Literature and the Path to God

By: Chittick, William

Language: English


The very heart of the Islamic tradition is love; no other word adequately captures the quest for transformation that lies at this tradition’s center. So argues esteemed professor of medieval Islam William C. Chittick in this survey of the extensive Arabic and Persian literature on topics ranging from the Qur’an up through the twelfth century. Bringing to light extensive foundational Persian sources never before presented, Chittick draws on more than a thousand pages of newly translated material to depict the rich prose literature at the center of Islamic thought.

William C. Chittick, professor of religious studies at Stony Brook University, is a leading translator and interpreter of classical Islamic texts. His books include The Sufi Path of Love and In Search of the Lost Heart. He lives in Mount Sinai, NY.

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Product Details
By:Chittick, William
Pages: 490 pp
Publisher:YUP, New Haven 2013
Dimensions:17 x 24 cm
Topic:Sufi literature - History and criticism - Metaphysics

Divine Love :Islamic Literature and the Path to God
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