Gerhard Böwering, Yale University and Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut
This work is a critical Arabic text edition of Salwat al-ʿārifīn wa-uns al-mushtāqīn, a manual of early Sufism by Abū Khalaf al-Ṭabarī (d. ca. 470/1077). It is an integral part of Sufi literature and reflects Islamic developments in Nishapur in northeastern Iran.
Edited by Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut and Nada Saab, Lebanese American University
This work is a critical Arabic text edition of K. al-Bayāḍ wa-l-sawād min khaṣāʾiṣ ḥikam al-ʿibād fī naʿt al-murīd wa-l-murād, a substantial Sufi handbook of early Sufism by Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. al-Ḥasan al-Sīrjānī (d. ca. 470/1077).
Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide
For the first time, this book presents the original Arabic texts of ‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī’s letters, along with selected translations and fresh insights into the culture of correspondence, postal history, and main theological debates in the early modern period of Islam.
Bernd Radtke, John O'Kane, Knut S. Vikør and R.S. O'Fahey
The Moroccan mystic and theologian Aḥmad b. Idrīs (1749-1837) was one of the most dynamic personalities in the Islamic world of the 19th century. Through his teachings and the activity of his students important Sufi orders were founded which exerted wide-ranging social and political ...
This pioneering work, dealing with Islamic theories and practices of breastfeeding, provides a unique point of view on the lives of women and children, on family structure, and on marriage strategies in premodern as well as contemporary Muslim societies.
Wilferd Madelung and Paul E. Walker
Presents the heresiographical "Chapter on Satan"(Bāb al-shayṭān) from a long unrecognized Islmaili work called the Kitāb al-shajara by the 4th/10th century Khurāsānī dā‘ī, Abū Tammām.
This is the second part of a study and partial edition (1297-1302), with annotated translation, of Al-Yūnīnī's (d. 1326) Chronicle, one of the most significant sources of the early Mamluk period. Various issues concerning early Mamluk historiography are also explored.
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