Rabi’a Basri The Mystic & Her Fellow-Saints in Islam

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Margaret Smith writes in this fascinating and scholarly work on Rabi’a of Basra, the early Muslim saint and true mystic who died in the year 801. A complete biography of this woman of unique personality did not appear until Dr. Smith, a distinguished scholar of Sufism, published this authoritative account of her life and teachings.
Discussing the place of Rabi’a in Islamic tradition, Dr. Smith also offers a survey of the female saints and mystics of the Muslim world, providing an unusual insight into women’s impressive contribution to the rich heritage of Islam.

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Margaret Smith writes in this fascinating and scholarly work on Rabi’a of Basra, the early Muslim saint and true mystic who died in the year 801. A complete biography of this woman of unique personality did not appear until Dr. Smith, a distinguished scholar of Sufism, published this authoritative account of her life and teachings.
Discussing the place of Rabi’a in Islamic tradition, Dr. Smith also offers a survey of the female saints and mystics of the Muslim world, providing an unusual insight into women’s impressive contribution to the rich heritage of Islam.

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