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The Exoteric Ahmad Ibn Idris: A Sufi's Critique of the Madhahib and the Wahhabis : Four Arabic Texts With Translation and Commentary (Islamic History and Civilization) Hardcover – December 1, 1999

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'...constitue un outil precieux et un vivant eclairage de premiere main sur le monde islamique au debut du XIXe siecle.' N. Grandin, Comptes Rendus. '...a fine example of scholarly teamwork and shows how many hitherto neglected aspects of later Sufi history can still be discovered.' Annemarie Schimmel, Journal of Islamic Studies, 2001.

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Text: English, Arabic (translation)
Original Language: Arabic
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Product Details

  • Series: Islamic History and Civilization (Book 31)
  • Hardcover: 225 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (December 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004113754
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004113756
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,071,977 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By abdul kaffur on June 11, 2000
Format: Hardcover
This is a very interesting book which offers the writer who is a sufi saint viewpoint that blind adherence to islamic sharia and those who oppose it both get a rebuttal.The book is quite good it could have been better if only the english translation was reproduced without the arabic text nonetheless those who understand arabic will appreciate it much more,I opine that the author does not have the final answer to this polemical subject,as viewponits are subjective to the conditions of the faith of the people
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