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175 L.E

The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe

W. Montgomery Watt
The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe

175 L.E

The Coptic Orthodox Liturgy of St. Basil with Complete Musical Transcription

Compiled by Ragheb Moftah Music transcription by Margit Toth Text edited by Martha Roy
The Liturgy of St. Basil is sung in the Coptic language, directly descended from the language of the pharaohs, and the melodies are also thought to have their roots in ancient Egypt. This book, with musical score and trilingual text, provides fascinating documentation of this ancient tradition. Transcribed...

300 L.E

The Churches of Egypt From the Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day

A stunning visual tour of Egypt’s churches
Gawdat Gabra and Gertrud J.M. van Loon Edited by Carolyn Ludwig Photographs by Sherif Sonbol
With over 300 full-color photographs, this is the first fully illustrated book devoted to Christian houses of worship in Egypt. The text incorporates the latest research to complement the broad geographic scope covering nearly all significant Coptic sites throughout the country, from the ancient Coptic...

80 L.E

The Art of Reciting the Qur’an

Kristina Nelson
For the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur’anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God. Heard day and night, on the street, in taxis, in shops, in mosques, and in homes, the sound of recitation is far more than the pervasive background music...

100 L.E

The Animals Lawsuit Against Humanity

Translated by Rabbi Anson Laytner
A true interfaith title. The ancient antecedents of this tale are thought to have originated in India, but the first written version of the story was penned in Arabic by members of the Islamic "Brethren of Purity", Ikhwan al-Safa, a Sufi order, in the environs of Basra, Iraq, sometime before the tenth...

75 L.E

Sufism The Essentials

Mark J. Sedgwick
For more than a millennium, Sufism has been the core of the spiritual experience of countless Muslims. As the chief mystical tradition of Islam, it has helped to shape the history of Islamic societies. Although it is the Sufi face of Islam that has often appealed to Westerners, Sufis and Sufism remain...

120 L.E

Sufi Sage of Arabia Imam ‘Abdallah ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad

Mostafa al-Badawi Foreword by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
This unique biography of the saint Imam Abdallah al-Haddad takes readers into the fascinating world and spiritual life of 17th-and early 18th-century Yemen. The life of this great spiritual master—whose teachings and personal example continue to influence lives around the world—is examined, from his...

240 L.E

Sufi Metaphysics and Qur’anic Prophets Ibn Arabi’s Thought and Method in the Fusus al-Hikam

Ronald L. Nettler
The Fusus al-Hikam is acknowledged to be a summary statement of the Sufi metaphysics of the ‘Greatest Master,’ Ibn Arabi (d. 1240). It is also recognized that the Fusus is a work of great complexity both in its ideas and its style; and, over the centuries, numerous commentaries have been written on it....

150 L.E

Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes

Sufi life and ritual in words and pictures
Shems Friedlander Foreword by Annemarie Schimmel Preface by Sayyed Hossein Nasr Music section by Nezih Uzel
Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes is an account of the Mevlevi Sufi order and its founder, the poet and mystic Mevlana Jalalu’ddin Rumi. Rumi danced and sang his famous verses in memory of his friend and teacher Shams Tabriz, who opened to him the way to direct experience of the Divine Beloved. After Rumi’s...

110 L.E

Return to the Spirit Answers to Questions

Martin Lings
Dr. Martin Lings is the author of the authoritative biography of the Prophet, Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, as well as many other books on Islam and Sufism. In this book he answers various questions posed to him relating to Islam, religion, and spirituality.

250 L.E

Quest for the Red Sulphur The Life of Ibn ‘Arabi

Claude Addas Translated by Peter Kingsley
Quest for the Red Sulphur: The Life of Ibn Arabi is undoubtedly a landmark in Ibn Arabi studies. Until the publication of this book, anyone who wanted to learn about the life of Ibn Arabi has had little choice of material to work from. This major study by Claude Addas is based on a detailed analysis...

90 L.E

Monks and Monasteries of the Egyptian Desert Revised Edition

Otto F.A. Meinardus
In the fourth century A.D. the deserts of Egypt saw the birth of Christian monasticism under the tutelage of the desert fathers. Since then the movement has spread around the world. This standard work traces the historical development of all the currently inhabited Coptic monasteries, drawing on a wide...

225 L.E

Medicine of the Prophet

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya Translated by Penelope Johnstone
Al-Tibb al-Nabawi, or Medicine of the Prophet, by Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (1292–1350) is the most renowned example of the body of work known in the Islamic world as ‘Prophetic Medicine’ or ‘Medicine of the Prophet.’

150 L.E

Islamic Names

Annemarie Schimmel
Islamic Names is a guide to the complicated Islamic naming system, which details naming customs, the superstitions connected with names and social change as reflected through naming patterns. Containing both contemporary and historical names, this book is intended as an introduction to the subject

210 L.E

Islam and the Destiny of Man

Charles Le Gai Eaton
A new, revised edition, in paperback, of a highly successful book. Islam & the Destiny of Man is a wide-ranging study of the religion of Islam from a unique point of view. The author was brought up as an agnostic and embraced Islam at an early age after writing a book (commissioned by T. S. Eliot) on...
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