Beauty in Sufism
The Teachings of Ruzbihan Baqli Kazuyo Murata - Author
Analyzes the place of beauty in the Sufi understanding of God, the world, and the human being through the writings of Sufi scholar and saint Rūzbihān Baqlī.
According to Muhammad, “God is beautiful and He loves beauty.” Yet, Islam is rarely associated with beauty, and today, a politicized Islam dominates many perceptions. This work tells a forgotten story of beauty in Islam thro...(Read More)
In Search of the Lost Heart
Explorations in Islamic Thought William C. Chittick - Author Mohammed Rustom - Editor Atif Khalil - Editor Kazuyo Murata - Editor
Renowned scholar William C. Chittick explores the worldview of Islam in a series of essays written over thirty-six years.
In Search of the Lost Heart brings together twenty-six essays by William C. Chittick, renowned scholar of Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Written between 1975 and 2011, most of these essays are not readily available in Chittick’s own books. Although this is a collection, its edit...(Read More)