ARBERRY, Arthur John. AL-KALABADHI, Abu Bakr).
Title: Doctrine of the Sufis. hardcover in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, Lahore, 1966,
Seller ID: 107603
(AL-KALABADHI, Abu Bakr). ARBERRY, Arthur John. The Doctrine of the Sufis. (Kitab al-Ta'arruf li-madhhab ahl al-tasawwuf). Translated from the Ararbicof Abu Bakr al-Kalabadhi. Lahore: Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, Kashmiri Bazar, (Ja nuary 1966). (Published in arrangement with Cambridge University Press). Pp. (4),[v]-xviii,1-188,(2),(6) of ads at rear, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. "The book begins with a discussion of the meaning and proposed derivations of the term Sufi and enumerates names of the great Sufis. It then states the tenets of Islam, as accepted by the Sufis andtries to prove that Sufism as a system lies within and not without the bou nds of orthodoxy. Further it discusses the various stations of the Sufis, such as fear, hope, love, etc., and also discusses the 'technical terms' of the Sufis. The book concludes with descriptions of the various phenomena ofSufism, and of the miraculous dispensations accorded to the Sufis by God." - from the dustjacket. Light discolouration to boards, first couple signat ures tender, inscription to flyleaf, else good in chipped, edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00