AL-HALLAJ

By (author)HERBERT W. MASON

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The life and teachings of Islam’s most dramatic and controversial mystic, Husayn ibn Mansur, better known as Al-Hallaj (the reader of hearts).
ISBN: 070070311X
Publisher: CURZON PRESS
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Author: HERBERT W. MASON

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070070311X

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1995

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107

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A world authority who has spent more than 3(1 years studying al-Hallaj, the author assesses the mystic's place in the traditional calling that he represents, and presents his conclusions in a single accessible volume designed for the general reader of religious traditions and philosophies. Herbert W. Mason is Professor of History and Religion at Boston University. He was for some years a student of Louis Nlassignon, and translated his 4 volume study The Passion of al-Hallaj into English. He is also the author of the play, The Death of al-Hallaj.

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