Umar Ibn al-Farid (b. 576 [hijri date]/1181 CE; d. 632 [hijri date]/1235 is the most venerated mystical poet in Arabic. An accomplished Sufi as well as a respected poet, his poetry blends the two traditions -- classical Arabic poetry and Islamic mysticism -- in a body of work with a distinctly devotional and mystical character. In a major contribution to the critically acclaimed and long lived Classics of Western Spirituality "TM" series, editor Th. Emil Homerin makes available here two of Ibn al-Farid's poems that have ...

Umar Ibn Al-Farid: Sufi Verse, Saintly Life 2001, Paulist Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809140084

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Umar Ibn Al-Farid: Sufi Verse, Saintly Life 2001, Paulist Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809105281

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