Desert wisdom

sacred Middle Eastern writings from the Goddess through the Sufis by Neil Douglas-Klotz

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco

Written in English
Cover of: Desert wisdom | Neil Douglas-Klotz
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Places:

  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Mysticism -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Religion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-266).

Statementtranslations, commentaries, and body prayers by Neil Douglas-Klotz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1060 .D68 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1106564M
ISBN 100060619961, 006061997X
LC Control Number94031792

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