Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general history of relations between the two faiths as this is represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other. It covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914. Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online comprises thousands of comprehensive entries on individual works and their authors, together with introductory essays to the periods and areas covered, making it the fullest available source in this field.

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 Zubdat al-asrār

(565 words)

Author(s): Beyers, Jaco
‘The essence of the mysteries’ Shaikh Yūsuf, Shaik Yusuf, Shaykh Yūsuf al-Tāj al-Khalwātī l-Maqasarī, Abadan Tadia Tjoessoef, Syaikh Yusuf al-Makassari, Shaykh Yūsuf Makassar Date: Second half of the 17th century Original Language: Arabic Description Zubdat al-asrār is approximately 24 pages long, written in Arabic. It deals with the various stages of the Sufi path, explained by the use of quotations from the Qur’an, Hadith, sayings of the Rightly Guided Caliphs and Sufi masters, anecdotes of the deeds of saints and passages from poetry.In one particular section, Shaykh Yūsuf…