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Böwering, Gerhard 1939-

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Works: 52 works in 169 publications in 4 languages and 4,197 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Dictionaries  Commentaries  History  Terminology  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Contributor, Redactor
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Most widely held works by Gerhard Böwering
The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought by Richard W Bulliet( )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2012, the year 1433 of the Muslim calendar, the Islamic population throughout the world was estimated at approximately a billion and a half, representing about one-fifth of humanity. In geographical terms, Islam occupies the center of the world, stretching like a big belt across the globe from east to west."--Page vii
Islamic political thought : an introduction by Gerhard Böwering( )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. Selected from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, and focusing on the origins, development, and contemporary importance of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, each chapter offers a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to its topic. Written by leading specialists and incorporating the latest scholarship, the alphabetically arranged chapters cover the topics of authority, the caliphate, fundamentalism, government, jihad, knowledge, minorities, modernity, Muhammad, pluralism and tolerance, the Qur'an, revival and reform, shari?a (sacred law), traditional political thought, 'ulama' (religious scholars), and women. Read separately or together, these chapters provide an indispensable resource for students, journalists, policymakers, and anyone else seeking an informed perspective on the complex intersection of Islam and politics
The mystical vision of existence in classical Islam : the Qurʼānic hermeneutics of the Ṣūfī Sahl At-Tustarī (d. 283/896) by Gerhard Böwering( )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and German and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystical Vision of Existence in Classical Islam: The Qur'Anic Hermeneutics of the Sufi Sahl At-Tustari (Studien Zur Sprache, Geschichte Und Kultur Des Islamischen Orients, Nf)
The comfort of the mystics : a manual and anthology of early Sufism by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Khalaf Salmī( )

6 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreign vocabulary of the Qur'ān by Arthur Jeffery( )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Republication of Arthur Jeffery's important study, The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qur'an, offers a new generation of scholars and students access to this foundational text. Arranged in Arabic alphabetical order, Jeffery's compendium of philological scholarship remains an indispensable tool for any serious study of Qur'anic semantics. Drawing upon etymological examination of languages such as Greek, Persian, Syriac, Ethiopic, Coptic and Nabataean, Jeffery's work illuminates the rich linguistic texture of Islam's holy book. His lengthy introductory essay explores the exegetical analysis offered by medieval Muslim commentators as well as the insights offered by more recent research
A Qurʼān commentary by Ibn Barrajan of Seville (d. 536/1141) = Īḍāḥ al-ḥikma bi-aḥkām al-ʻibra (Wisdom deciphered, the unseen discovered) by ʻAbd al-Salām ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad Ibn Barrajān( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Arabic and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Qurʼān Commentary by Ibn Barrajān of Seville (d. 536/1141) is a critical Arabic text edition of a medieval Muslim Qurʼān commentary, entitled Īḍāḥ al-ḥikma bi-aḥkām al-ʿibra, with an analytical introduction and indexes by Gerhard Böwering and Yousef Casewit
The comfort of the mystics : a manual and anthology of early Sufism by Gerhard Böwering( )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a critical Arabic text edition of a work which is an integral part of Sufi literature
Ziyādāt ḥaqāʼiq al-tafsīr by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Sulamī( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in Arabic and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rasāʼil Ṣūfīyah li-Abī ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Sulamī by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Sulamī( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufism; early works to 1800
Salwat al-ʻārifīn wa-uns al-mushtāqīn by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Khalaf Salmī( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a critical Arabic text edition of a work which is an integral part of Sufi literature
Salwat al-ʻārifīn wa-uns al-mushtāqīn / The Comfort of the mystics : a manual and anthology of early Sufism / by Gerhard Böwering, Bilal Orfali by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Khalaf Salmī( )

2 editions published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masāʼil wa-taʼwīlāt Ṣūfīyah by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Sulamī( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Arabic and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystical vision of existence in classical Islam : the Qur'ānic hermeneutics of the Ṣūfī Sahl at-Tustarī (d. 283/896) by Gerhard Böwering( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A textual and analytic study of the Tafsīr of Sahl At-Tustarī (d. 283/896) by Gerhard Böwering( )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tafsir, an Arabic commentary on the Qur'an attributed to Sahl At-Tustari (d.283/896), a Muslim mystic of classical Sufism, represents a compendium of his mystical ideas compiled by a group of disciples at the end of the 3rd/9th century. The textual study of the manuscripts of the Tafsir, the collation of the Uaq'iq at-tafsir of Sulami (d.412/1021) and the examination of the "Tustari-tradition" of the Sufi sources demonstrate the Tafsir as the principal and oldest work of the authentic Tustari-tradition. Tustari's vision of God and man which emerges from the Tafsir is marked by a coherent system of thought and a personal terminology. [...]" --
Khalwat al-ʻākifīn : muntakhab min Salwat al-ʻārifīn lil-imām Abī Khalaf al-Ṭabarī (T. ḥawālá 470/1077) by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Malik ibn Khalaf Salmī( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziyādāt ḥaqāʼiq al-tafsīr by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Sulamī( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ascetic struggle and mystic prayer of a Central Asian Sufi by Gerhard Böwering( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziyādāt Ḥaqāʼiq at-tafsīr by Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Sulamī( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Arabic and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufi Hermeneutics in Medieval Islam by Gerhard Böwering( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sufi hermeneutics in Medieval Islam by Gerhard Böwering( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Princeton encyclopedia of Islamic political thought
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The foreign vocabulary of the Qur'ān
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Böwering, Gerhard

Bowering, Gerhard 1939-

Būwiring, Ǧirhard

Būwirīnġ, Ǧīrhārd 1939-

Būwirīngh, Jīrhārd 1939-

بورينغ، جرهارد

بوورينغ، جيرهارد

جيرهارد بوورينغ

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