These are the opening words of what has become a classic work on Islam, perhaps the most misunderstood of the great Revelations. Professor Annemarie Schimmel wrote several pieces that have appeared in World Wisdom books:. Click here to go to Prof. Annemarie Schimmel's writing on Frithjof Schuon's poetry. Authors Contributors.
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These are the opening words of what has become a classic work on Islam, perhaps the most misunderstood of the great Revelations. Professor Annemarie Schimmel wrote several pieces that have appeared in World Wisdom books:. Click here to go to Prof. Annemarie Schimmel's writing on Frithjof Schuon's poetry. Authors Contributors. Links News Ways to Help. Bookseller Locator Bookseller Trade. Sorry: Our ordering system is being updated. Page: 1 of He wrote more than two dozen books on metaphysical, spiritual, artistic, and ethnic themes and was a regular contributor to journals on comparative religion in both Europe and America.
Besides his prose writings, Schuon was also a prolific poet see a listing of Schuon's poetry books and a gifted painter of images that always portrayed the beauty and power of the divine, and the nobility and virtue of primordial humanity. World Wisdom features a series titled "The Writings of Frithjof Schuon" , which includes many new editions of classic books by Schuon in new translations and with additional materials.
Our online Library contains many articles and poems written by Frithjof Schuon , allowing readers to see a representative sample of his remarkable body of work. Annemarie Schimmel was one of the leading experts on Islamic literature and mysticism Sufism in the world. She wrote more than 80 books and essays, and lectured at universities and conferences around the world. Professor Schimmel translated and conducted research in the major Islamic languages of Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and Turkish.
Her book Mystical Dimensions of Islam is considered a classic in its field. Patrick Laude is a writer, editor, professor, and researcher in the fields of language, literature, symbolism, and mysticism. Laude's writings have been published in the US and Europe in numerous journals. Sign In. Don't have a World Wisdom ID? Sign Up. Browse All Titles. New Titles.
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Bookseller Trade. Click cover for larger image. Foreword by Annemarie Schimmel. Edited by Patrick Laude. Description This renowned book, which has been translated into over a dozen languages, has attracted much attention over the years. Coming in September You may also be interested in. About the Author s. Frithjof Schuon. Click here for more information. Annemarie Schimmel. Patrick Laude.
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