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Trimingham, J. Spencer (John Spencer) 1904-1987

Overview
Works: 43 works in 434 publications in 7 languages and 9,907 library holdings
Genres: Church history  History 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: BP64.A4, 297.096
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Most widely held works about J. Spencer Trimingham
 
Most widely held works by J. Spencer Trimingham
The influence of Islam upon Africa by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

34 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sufi orders in Islam by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

43 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufism, the name given to Islamic mysticism, has been the subject of many studies, but the orders through which the organizational aspect of the Sufi spirit was expressed have been neglected. One of the early modern examinations of the historical development of Sufism, The Sufi Orders, in Islam is today considered a classic work of Islamic studies. Here the author offers a clear and detailed account of the formation and development of the Sufi schools and orders (Tariqas) from the second century of Islam until modern times. The author focuses on the practical disciplines behind the mystical aspects of Sufism which initially attracted a Western audience. He shows how Sufism developed and changed, traces its relationship to the unfolding and spread of mystical ideas, and describes in sharp detail its rituals and ceremonial practices. Finally, he assesses the influence of these Sufi orders upon Islamic society in general
A history of Islam in West Africa by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

58 editions published between 1959 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in West Africa by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

48 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in Ethiopia by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in east Africa by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

36 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in the Sudan by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

33 editions published between 1949 and 1983 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in Africa by James Kritzeck( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity among the Arabs in pre-Islamic times by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian church and Islam in West Africa by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in East Africa; the report of a survey undertaken in 1961 by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

12 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian Church and missions in Ethiopia (including Eritrea and the Somalilands) by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudan colloquial Arabic by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

26 editions published between 1946 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian approach to Islam in the Sudan by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

7 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian church in post-war Sudan by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two worlds are ours; a study of time and eternity in relation to the Christian Gospel freed from the tyranny of the Old Testament reference by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History in two dimensions : a christian interpretation of history as being an equation between time & by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madzhab Sufi by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Indonesian and Malay and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Christelijke kerk en de Islam in West-Afrika by J. Spencer Trimingham( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Da kita:b," a Sudanese colloquial grammar by Ronald St. J Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Sufi orders in Islam
Alternative Names
J. Spencer Trimingham britischer Gelehrter und christlicher Missionar

J. Spencer Trimingham Brits academielid (1904-1987)

John Spencer Trimingham

John Spencer Trimingham accademico e islamista britannico

John Spencer Trimingham anthropologue

Spencer Trimingham, John 1904-

Trimingem, Dž. S.

Trimingėm, Dž. S. 1904-

Trimingem, Džon Spenser.

Trimingham, J. S. 1904-

Trimingham, J. Spencer.

Trimingham, J. Spencer 1904-

Trimingham, J. Spencer 1904-1987

Trimingham, J. Spencer (John Spencer)

Trimingham, J. Spencer (John Spencer), 1904-1987

Trimingham, John S. 1904-

Trimingham, John Spencer.

Trimingham, John Spencer 1904-

Trimingham, John Spencer 1904-1987

Trīmīnġhām, Spinsar 1904-

ترمنجهام، سبنسر، 1904-1987

ج. سبنسر تريمنجهام، 1904-1987

سبنسر ترمنجهام

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Islam in EthiopiaChristianity among the Arabs in pre-Islamic times