Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs (World Thought in Translation) by Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn ?Ali al-Sha?rani [Ebook]

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs (World Thought in Translation)Author: Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn ?Ali al-Sha?rani
Title: Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs (World Thought in Translation)
Print Length: 256 pages
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
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This mirror for princes sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual guides, on how to interact and negotiate with powerful secular officials, judges, and treasurers, or emirs. Translated into English for the first time, it is a unique account of the relationship between spiritual and political authority in late medieval / early modern Islamic society.

2 thoughts on “Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs (World Thought in Translation) by Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn ?Ali al-Sha?rani [Ebook]

  1. Once I started reading it, I finished it in five days; that’s the shortest amount of time I’ve ever taken on a book!

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