Mystics and Saints of Islam

Mystics and Saints of Islam

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"[...]But the word once spoken had been borne on the winds in all directions, and the execution of Hellaj gave a powerful impulse to the spread of his doctrine. There are periods in the lives of some nations when the longing for a martyr's crown becomes epidemic. A few years after the execution of Hellaj, a man of the people, Ibn Aby Azkyr, from the same village, Shalmaghan, where Hellaj had spent his youth, gave himself out as an incarnation of the Godhead. He was put to death with several of his followers under the reign of the Caliph Radhi, 933 a.d. A century after Hellaj an Egyptian, Ismail Darazy, from whom the Druses derive their name, proclaimed the Fatimite Caliph Hakim to be an incarnation.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 218g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507712413
  • 9781507712412

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