The Biographical Tradition in Sufism: The Tabaqat Genre from Al-Sulami to Jami

The Biographical Tradition in Sufism The Tabaqat Genre from Al Sulami to Jami 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 sign

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  • Title: The Biographical Tradition in Sufism: The Tabaqat Genre from Al-Sulami to Jami
  • Author: Jawid Mojaddedi
  • ISBN: 9780700713592
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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.

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