Rābi‘a al-‘Adawiyya

Rābi‘a al-‘Adawiyya

*between 714-718
†801

 

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    ––––– 2013. Poésie et féminité dans l’expérience spirituelle de Rābi’a al-‘Adawiyya, m. 135H/752. Le courrier du GERI, recherches d’Islamologie 2, NS. Retrieved from http:// www.lecourrierdugeri.org/k-kchouk-po%C3%A9sie-et-f%C3%A9minit%C3%A9-danslexp%C3%A9rience-spirituelle-de-rab%C3%AE-a-al-adawiyya/.

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    Sells, Michael. 1996. Rabi’a: Her words and life in ‘Attar’s Memorial of the Friends of God. Trans. Paul Losensky and Michael Sells. In Early Islamic mysticism: Sufi, Qur’an, mi‘raj, poetic and theological writings, ed. Michael Sells, 151–170. Mawhaw: Paulist Press.

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  • Online Sources
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