A Soaring Minaret



A Soaring Minaret Sufi Scholar Abu Bakr Al Wasiti D Ca 320 AH 932 CE Was Called A Soaring Minaret For His Cutting Comments And Keen Theological Insights Wasiti S Life Is Little Known Today, But Elements Of His Lost Qur An Commentary Have Come Down To Us Through The Glosses Of His Students, And His Career Offers A Window Into The Development Of Islamic Mysticism And Metaphysics Wasiti S Legacy Includes A Number Of Firsts He Was One Of The First Students Of The Great Baghdadi Sufis, The First To Migrate East And Establish The Baghdadi Sufi Tradition In Khurasan, Among The First To Compose A Qur An Commentary, And Among The First To Articulate A Complete Metaphysics In Keeping With Early Sunni Theology Presenting Wasiti S Life And Work Within The Context Of The Development And Spread Of Sufism, Author Laury Silvers Goes On To Provide A Philosophical And Theological Analysis Of His Understanding Of Divine Reality.

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  • Hardcover
  • 142 pages
  • A Soaring Minaret
  • Laury Silvers
  • English
  • 20 July 2018
  • 1438431716

10 thoughts on “A Soaring Minaret

  1. Kristian Petersen says:

    A broad portrait of early Islamic mysticism is fairly well know However, there are only a few key figures that have been explored in great detail and their activities shape how we understand this early history of Sufism Laury Silvers, Professor of Religion at the University of Toronto, makes a significant contribution to the early development of Sufism by focusing on an influential but lesser known figure, Abu Bakr al Wasiti d ca 320 AH 932 CE , the soaring minaret In her new book, A Soa A broad portrait of early Islamic mysticism is fairly well know However, there are only a few key figures that have been explored in great detail and their activities shape how we understand this early history of Sufism Laury Silvers, Professor of Religion at the University of Toronto, makes a significant contribution to the early development of Sufism by focusing on an influential but lesser known figure, Abu Bakr al Wasiti d ca 320 AH 932 CE , the soaring minaret In her new book, A Soaring Minaret Abu Bakr al Wasiti and the Rise of Baghdadi Sufism SUNY Press, 2010 , she situates Wasiti and his contributions within the broader historical developments in the formative period of Sufism By doing so she deepens our knowledge of the development and spread of Baghdadi Ahl al Hadith culture East to Khurasan, the consolidation of...

  2. Joseph Lumbard says:

    I am only giving this four stars because it was not technically speaking amazing , but it was an excellent book Silvers has done a wonderful job of providing an account of the life of one individual in a manner that shines light into the nature of Sufism in the early period and the differences that existed between different approaches to the question of spiritual purification e.g Baghdad Khurasan, etc Anyone who continues to maintain that there was a great shift in the central teachings of I am only giving this four stars because it was not technically speaking amazing , but it was an excellent book Silvers has done a wonderful job of providing an account of the life of one individual in a manner that shines light into the nature of Sufism in the early period and the differences that existed between different approaches to the question of spiritual purification e.g Baghdad Khurasan, etc Anyone who continues to maintain that there was a great shift in the central teachings of Sufism from the early period to the later period needs to read this book in order to reconsider the issue There are even many scholars of Islam today who labor under this misunderstanding of Islamic history see Jackson s introd...

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