Early Sufi Women: Dhikr an-niswa al-muta 'abbidat as sufiyyat
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This earliest known work in Islam devoted entirely to women's spirituality was written by the Persian Sufi Abu 'Abd ar-Rahman as-Sulami. The long-lost text provides portraits of 80 Sufi women who lived in the central Islamic lands between the 8th and 11th centuries C.E. As spiritual masters and exemplars of Islamic piety, they served as respected teachers and guides in the...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Fons Vitae
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