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Religion of Love

A groundbreaking study of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭār, one of Persian literature's greatest poets.

A Lover of God

Collects and interprets the literary legacy of Nūrī, an early Sufi master known for his ecstatic behaviour, eccentric acts, and passionate poems of mystical love.

Bedeviled

A groundbreaking study of jinn doppelgangers and the problem of evil in Akbarian Sufism.

Metaphysical Institutions

Uses the intellectual encounter between Islam and modernity to explore the nature of culture, civilization, religion, and tradition.

Inrushes of the Heart

A comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of one of the Islamic intellectual tradition’s most original and profound authors.

All the World Is Awry

Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā’ al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.

The Space of the Transnational

Challenges and reimagines transnational feminism by analyzing the concept of ummah, or community, in Muslim women's writing.

The Nation or the Ummah

Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.

Ummah

Offers the Islamic concept of ummah as an alternative to the nation-state.

The Anonymity of a Commentator

A close study of one of the most prolific commentary writers in Islamic history.

The Muslim World in Modern South Asia

Sets out the challenges presented to Muslim societies by Western dominance over the past two hundred years, and explores Muslim responses, particularly in the context of South Asia.

Keys to the Beyond

Studies the original vocabulary of Frithjof Schuon, its relevance to comparative religion, and the status of metaphysical and theological terms in religion.

Djinn

The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.

The Art of Jihad

Identifies and traces the evolution of a forgotten “realist” tradition in medieval Islamic political thought, and considers the prospects for its revival in the context of the contemporary Middle East.

The Repose of the Spirits

Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.

Ghazali's Theory of Virtue

A study of Ghazali’s ethical thought as shown in his extensive treatment of the virtues and their relation to the ends of life and to each other.

Repentance and the Return to God

The first major study of the idea of repentance, or tawba, in Islam.

Walāyah in the Fāṭimid Ismāʿīlī Tradition

Explores the relationship between revelation and reason in medieval Islamic intellectual history.

Beauty in Sufism

Analyzes the place of beauty in the Sufi understanding of God, the world, and the human being through the writings of Sufi scholar and saint Rūzbihān Baqlī.

The First Islamic Classic in Chinese

Translated by Sachiko Murata
Introduction by Sachiko Murata
Notes by Sachiko Murata
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

A translation of Wang Daiyu’s Real Commentary on the True Teaching, the first and most influential work written in the Chinese language on Islam.

Ahmad al-Ghazālī, Remembrance, and the Metaphysics of Love

Discusses the work of a central, but poorly understood, figure in the development of Persian Sufism, Aḥmad al-Ghazālī.

Living Sufism in North America

Offers an overview of Sufism in North America.

Mappila Muslim Culture

Thorough exploration of the distinct culture of the Mappila Muslims of Kerala, India.

Sufism and American Literary Masters

Explores the influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writers.