Description - Hallaj by Louis Massignon
Abridged from the four-volume The Passion of al-Hallaj, one of the major works of Western orientalism, this book explores the life and teaching of a famous tenth-century Sufi mystic and martyr, and in so doing describes not only his experience but also the whole milieu of early Islamic civilization. Louis Massignon (1883-1962), France's most celebrated Islamic specialist in this century and a leading Catholic intellectual, wrote of a man who was for him a personal inspiration. From reviews of the four-volume translation:
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(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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Book Reviews - Hallaj by Louis Massignon