Works by Homerin, Thomas Emil, 1955‒2020  as author | 28
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A distant fire

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2015 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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Aisha al-Baʿuniyya

Aisha al-Ba‘uniyya (c.1456-1517) was one of the greatest women mystics in Islamic history. A Sufi master and an Arab poet, her religious writings were extensive by any standard and extraordinary for her time. In medieval Islam a number of women were respected scholars and teachers, but they rarely composed works of their own. Aisha al-Ba‘uniyya, however, was prolific. She composed over twenty work... more

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2019 Single work   ➥ Monograph : Editions | 1
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Close encounters of the Sufi kind: Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʿUmar al-Suhrawardī, and two poems by Ibn al-Khiyamī

In a well-known story, ʿUmar Ibn al-Fāriḍ appears to ʿUmar al-Suhrawardī in Mecca during the Hajj with good news from the Unseen world. The two Sufi masters later meet again, and al-Suhrawardī invests Ibn al-Fāriḍ’s sons and others with the khirqah, or Sufi robe. Despite the wondrous elements in this account, new evidence suggests that much of this story is true. The proof texts are two poems by M... more

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2017 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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Crossing borders: ʿĀʾisha al-Bāʿūniyya and her travels

Arabic scholarship and literature flourished during the Mamlūk period, and scholars and students from across the Muslim world were drawn to Cairo and Damascus. This led to opportunities for travel, education, and employment, yet these opportunities were available almost exclusively to men. In Syria and Egypt, and most of the medieval world, women’s involvement in travel, education, and public life... more

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2019 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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The domed shrine of Ibn al-Fāriḍ

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1991? Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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From Arab poet to Muslim saint, Ibn al-Fāriḍ, his verse, and his shrine

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2001? Single work   ➥ Monograph : Editions | 1
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Ibn Taimīya's al-Ṣūfīyah wa-al-fuqarā'

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1985 Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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Islam

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2005? Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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Islam : what it is and how it has interacted with Western Civilization

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2005? Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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Islam and Pluralism

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2005? Single work   ➥ Article : Editions | 1
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