A Soaring Minaret

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Author  Laury Silvers
Publisher  SUNY Press
Publication Date   July 2, 2011
ISBN  1438431708
Pages  152

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The development of early Islamic mysticism and metaphysics is presented through the life and work of theologian Abu Bakr al-Wasiti.

Sufi scholar Abu Bakr al-Wasiti (d. ca. 320 AH/932 CE) was called a “soaring minaret” for his cutting comments and keen theological insights. Wasiti’s life is little known today, but elements of his lost Qur

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