Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 June 2012

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369236

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Beyond Dogma

Rumi's Teachings on Friendship with God and Early Sufi Theories

Jawid Mojaddedi

  • The compatibility of mysticism with the Shariah is a recurrent debate in Sufi studies. This book provides answers through a sophisticated historical analysis of the simultaneous development of both approaches to Islam.
  • Provides the first analysis of Rumi's teaching-circle transcripts (The Fihi ma fih).
  • Contains a number of previously unpublished translations of Rumi's Masnavi

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