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Sufi Path of Love The Spiritual Teachings of Rumi

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ISBN-10: 0873957237

ISBN-13: 9780873957236

Edition: N/A

Authors: William C. Chittick

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This is the most accessible work in English on the greatest mystical poet of Islam. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Book details

List price: $49.50
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 6/30/1984
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 433
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Abbreviations
The Life
The Works
The Teachings
Three Dimensions of Sufism
The Plan of the Book
The Translations
Seeing Things As They Are
Form and Meaning
Existence and Nonexistence
The Illusion of Dichotomy
"The Science of Religions"
Spirit, Heart, and Intellect
The Spirit
The Levels of the Spirit
The Ego and the Intellect
The Universal Intellect and the Partial Intellect
The Heart
God and the World
The Essence, Attributes, and Acts
Gentleness and Severity
The Reason for Creation
Good and Evil
Heedlessness and the Existence of the World
The Trust
The Goal of Creation and the Intellect
The Covenant of Alast
The Descent and Reascent of the Spirit
Adam and Iblis
Man's Place among the Creatures
Angel vs. Satan: Intellect vs. Ego
The Return to God
The Touchstones
Death and Resurrection
Doubters and Deniers
The Blindness of the Deniers
Fatalism and Free Choice
The Prophets and Saints
The Need for a Guide
Imitative Knowledge and Realized Knowledge
The Role of the Saints
The Shaykh
The Mirror of God
Rejecting the Prophets and Saints
Fales Masters
The Discipline of the Way
Spiritual Warfare
Remembrance of God
Man's Effort and God's Grace
Men and Women
Attainment To God
Naughting the Self
Selfhood and Selflessness
Existence and Nonexistence
Annihilation and Subsistence
Affirmation and Negation: The Shahadah
Death and Rebirth
Poverty, Sufism, and Dervishhood
I am God"
God As Love and Beyond Love
The World As Created by Love
The World As Maintained by Love
Love and Beauty: True and Derivative
Need and Aspiration
The Religion of Love
Love and the Intellect
Bewilderment and Madness
Separation and Union
Separation and Suffering
Union and Joy
Imagination and Thought
Imagination and the Created Order
Escaping Imagination
The Image Is All
Beyond the Image
Poesy and Imagery
Creation and Speech
The Worth of Poetry
Understanding Poetry and Speech
Interpretation of Imagery
The Garden of Spring
The Heart-Ravishing Beloved
The Witness
Vision of the Face
The Face
The Tresses
The Kiss
Smashing Idols
Maintaining Veils
Winedrinking and Revelry
The Cup
The Saki
The Ruins
The Drinking Companions
The Dregs
Intoxication and Sobriety
The Sama'
The Revelry of the Spirit
The Beloved's Beloved
Love's Call
Love's Messenger
Notes on the Translations
Selected Bibliography
Index of Sources
General Index
Index of Koranic Quotations and Prophetic Sayings