Religion

Hallaj: Mystic and Martyr - Abridged Edition

    Edited and translated by
  • Herbert Mason

Paperback

Price:
$39.95 / £30.00
ISBN:
Published:
07/25/1994
Copyright:
1994
Pages:
336
Size:
7.75 x 10 in.
Illus:
8 pages of halftones
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Abridged from the four-volume The Passion of al-Hallaj, one of the major works of Western orientalism, this book explores the life and teaching of a famous tenth-century Sufi mystic and martyr, and in so doing describes not only his experience but also the whole milieu of early Islamic civilization. Louis Massignon (1883-1962), France’s most celebrated Islamic specialist in this century and a leading Catholic intellectual, wrote of a man who was for him a personal inspiration.


From reviews of the four-volume translation: