Carl W. Ernst, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A specialist in Islamic mysticism, he has spent research tours in Pakistan, India, and Turkey. He is also the author of Words and Ecstasy in Sufism and the translator of The Unveiling of Secrets: Diary of a Sufi Master by Ruzbihan Baqli.
Translated from the Arabic.; Includes bibliographical references and index.; 8; Most of the readings in ‘Teachings of Sufism’ are published in English for the first time. The author aims to interest the many people who have become attracted to Sufism through the popular Sufi dance, poetry and music..
Publishers Weekly 10/11/1999 pg. 71 (EAN 9781570623493, Paperback)
Library Journal 01/01/2000 pg. 125 (EAN 9781570623493, Paperback)