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The author’s commentary isqaat his Qur’anic book It argues for a spirituality of living in the world without relying on the world, a spirituality that is more relevant now than ever. It consists of ethical commentary on the Qur’an, traditions of the Prophet Muhammad, and examples of North African Sufi masters. His fields of expertise include Sufism, Islamic society in South Asia, and issues of gender and sexuality. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Book of Illumination Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir

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Quotes from The Book of Illum Alaa Madi rated it it was ok Apr 02, Although not much is known about his life, he had the best teachers in all branches of traditional sciences and became known as a great master of Islamic law of the Maliki School. The result of d Presenting a mystical and theological analysis of our human urge to create idols for ourselves and out of ourselves, this medieval author carefully recounts the enlightening counsels of his own masters.


He is most attentive to the subtle psychological working of our human ego, marshaling resources for his Islamic tradition that can confront and ak-tadbir it. It upholds the spiritual value al-tanwit work while urging readers to simplify their reliance on material means and question their obsession with possessing iaqat craving. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book.

The Book of Illumination: Kitab al-Tanwir fi Isqat al-Tadbir

The argument of this thirteenth century Muslim author articulates an “Islamic work ethic” that challenges many sociological assumptions of Max Weber while simultaneously dissecting many assumptions of our contemporary consumerist culture whose triumph Weber had announced with such ambivalence. He died in while in Cairo. This product is no longer in stock. Scarce manuscript, about the jitab Continuous Ottoman embassy which contiued for eleven months in France by Yirmi Sekiz Ibn ‘Ata Allah was the author of the first systematic treatise on dhikr, titled The Key to Salvation: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Wafai Sufi order was also derived from his works. While revealing important characteristics of North African Islamic thought, The Book of Illumination also addresses the concerns of contemporary audiences. The wide circulation of his written works led to the spread of the Shadhili order in North Africa, where the order’s founder had been rejected in earlier attempts.


He was born in Alexandria and taught at both the al-Azhar Mosque and the Mansuriyyah madrasa in Cairo. Though thoroughly medieval in its subtle elaboration on the richness of scripture and its belief in the efficacy of sainthood, The Illumination is also uniquely contemporary in its piercing critique of selfish desire and rational calculation.

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Scott Kugle has done a masterful job of rendering this text into a highly accurate and readable language. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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