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  Hallaj:
Mystic and Martyr (Abridged edition)
Louis Massignon
Edited and translated by Herbert Mason
With a new preface by Herbert Mason

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Foreword to the Abridged Edition
Preface
Ch. 1Biographical Outline1
IPrologue1
IIChronological Tableau of Hallaj's Life and Posthumous Survival9
Ch. 2The Years of Apprenticeship: His Teachers and Friends24
INative Milieu24
IIThe Cultural Milieu of Basra33
IIIAnecdotes from His Years of Apprenticeship: His Hajj (Ghutba)52
Ch. 3Travels and Apostolate72
IHis Modes of Travel: His Dress, His Itineraries, His Stopping Places72
IIThe Two Periods of Public Preaching in Ahwaz (272-273 and 279-281)74
IIIThe Other Regions Traveled Through89
IVThe Social Expression of Hallaj's Vocation, and His Contacts with the Cultural Renaissance of His Time101
VThe Last Hajj of Hallaj and the Waqfa of Arafat114
Ch. 4In Baghdad: Zealous Preaching and Political Indictment117
IBaghdad117
IIPublic Preaching in Baghdad132
IIIPolitical Indictment: The Dawat Ilal-Rububiya, Usurpation of the Supreme Power of God150
Ch. 5The Indictment, The Court of Justice, and the Actors in the Drama157
IThe Indictment and Ibn Dawud's Initiative157
IIThe Definition of Zandaqa, a Heresy Threatening the Security of the State177
IIIThe Sovereign Authority and Its Delegation to a Court of Justice; the Court of Justice, Its Powers and Jurisdiction180
Ch. 6The Trials208
IA Critical Note about the Historical Sources for the Trials208
IIThe First Trial (298/910 to 301/913)211
IIIThe Eight Years of Waiting219
IVThe Second Trial (308/921 to 309/922)227
VThe Denouement and the Judgment of Condemnation256
Ch. 7The Martyrdom280
The Peripeteias of the Execution280

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