New PDF release: Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light: Wang Tai-Yu’s Great Learning

By Sachiko Murata, William C. Chittick, Jami, Tai-Yu Wang, Chih Liu

ISBN-10: 0791446379

ISBN-13: 9780791446379

Chinese language Gleams of Sufi mild investigates, for the 1st time in a Western language, the style during which the Muslim students of China tailored the chinese language culture to their very own wishes in the course of the 17th and eighteenth centuries. The publication surveys the 1400-year heritage of Islam in China and explores why the 4 books translated from Islamic languages into chinese language earlier than the 20th century have been all Persian Sufi texts. the writer additionally appears rigorously on the most vital Muslim authors of books within the chinese, Wang Tai-yu and Liu Chih. Murata exhibits how they assimilated Confucian social teachings and Neo-Confucian metaphysics, in addition to Buddhism and Taoism, into Islamic idea. She provides complete translations of Wang's nice studying of the natural and Real--a textual content at the ideas of Islam--and Liu Chih's showing the Concealment of the true Realm, which in flip is a translation from Persian of Lawa'ih', a well-known Sufi textual content via Jami. a brand new translation of Jami's Lawa'ih' from the Persian by way of William C. Chittick is juxtaposed with Liu Chih's paintings, revealing the latter's concepts in adapting the textual content to the chinese and chinese language idea.

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