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Description - A Collection of Sufi Rules of Conduct by Abu 'Abd Al-Rahman Sulami

'A Collection of Sufi Rules of Conduct' ('Jawami Adab al-Sufiyya') was written by one of the foremost early masters of Sufism and is considered as the first work devoted to the description of the way of life and the customs of the Sufis. It represents an early attempt to illustrate the conformity of Sufi beliefs and manners with the Qur'an and the example of the Prophet ('Sunna'). 'A Collection of Sufi Rules of Conduct' is therefore not only a pioneering work of ethics and mysticism, it is also a summary of the views of Sufis up till the eleventh century. It was a major influence on the development of Sufism from the eleventh century onwards. The translation by Dr Elena Biagi includes an introduction that places the author in his historical, literary and religious context, and a general glossary of Sufi technical terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903682579
ISBN-10: 1903682576
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: The Islamic Texts Society
Publisher: The Islamic Texts Society
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Abu 'Abd Al-Rahman Sulami

Abu Abd al-Rahman al-Sulami(d. 412AH/1021CE) was one of the foremost representatives of early Sufism who influenced successive generations through his many disciples and through his writings. He was born in Nishapur. The translator of this book is Dr. Elena Biagi. She is an independent scholar concentrating on research in Sufism. She teaches Arabic language and Islamic culture in Italy, where she works also as a linguistic and cultural mediator.