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Offering authoritative coverage of an increasingly popular area, this is a stimulating introduction to both the life and times of the great Sufi thinker, Rab'ia of Basra, and to the contribution made by other women mystics to the rich heritage of Islam. Drawing on a wide array of sources, from the words of tenth-century thinkers to the works of modern scholars, Margaret ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Oneworld Publications
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Sep 13, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: books07, islam, eros, unveiling
Although very much a ISLAM SPRUNG FROM JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY message, it has good information in it. So although I great source for material, I think I'll just have to buck it up and learn that Arabic. ;)
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Apr 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a great book for learning about Rabi'a Adwiyya. Margaret Smith takes her time really explaining how to look at the stories of Rabi'a's life, and she does a wonderful job of fleshing out what Rabi'a's culture and social circle might have been like. The writing is definitely academic, so if that is a turn off to you stay away from this. Also the section of the book devoted to other mystic women of Islam is a little sparse. It feels a bit tacked on. The main reason to get this book is to ...more
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