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The Resource Radical love : teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition, translated and edited by Omid Safi

Radical love : teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition, translated and edited by Omid Safi

Label
Radical love : teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition
Title
Radical love
Title remainder
teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition
Statement of responsibility
translated and edited by Omid Safi
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • per
  • eng
Summary
"This stunning collection showcases the love poetry and mystical teachings at the heart of the Islamic tradition in accurate and poetic original translations. At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition. It traces a soaring, poetic, popular tradition that celebrates love for both humanity and the Divine as the ultimate path leading humanity back to God. Safi brings together for the first time the passages of the Qur'an sought by the Muslim sages, the mystical sayings of the Prophet, and the teachings of the path of "Divine love." Accurately and sensitively translated by leading scholar of Islam Omid Safi, the writings of Jalal al-Din Balkhi (Rumi) can now be read alongside passages by Kharaqani, 'Attar, Hafez of Shiraz, Abu Sa'id-e Abi 'l-Khayr, and other key Muslim mystics. For the millions of readers whose lives have been touched by Rumi's poetry, here is a chance to see the Arabic and Persian traditions that produced him"--dust jacket
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
808.81/9921297
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ918
LC item number
.R33 2018
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Safi, Omid
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic poetry
  • Islamic poetry, Arabic
  • Islamic poetry, Persian
  • Islamic poetry
  • Islamic poetry, Arabic
  • Islamic poetry, Persian
Label
Radical love : teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition, translated and edited by Omid Safi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Islam's path of radical love -- God of love -- Path of love -- Lover and beloved -- Beloved community
Control code
1005105847
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
l, 284 pages
Isbn
9780300225815
Lccn
2017952563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005105847
Label
Radical love : teachings from the Islamic mystical tradition, translated and edited by Omid Safi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Islam's path of radical love -- God of love -- Path of love -- Lover and beloved -- Beloved community
Control code
1005105847
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
l, 284 pages
Isbn
9780300225815
Lccn
2017952563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005105847

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