Ali Shariati and the Mystical Tradition of Islam by Abdollah Vakily

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8-9. Abü Dharr al-GhifarT was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad, known particularly for his asceticism and his insistence on the just distribution of wealth. 6. , pp. 13-15. 7. See Chapter III, previous Works, p. 29, note 44. 8. Ali Shariati, KavTr, p. 88. 9. , p. 84. 10. Ibid. Il. Suroosh Irfani, Revolutionary Islam in Iran, p. 120. 12. _ When he applied for a passport he used cA1i - i Mazinani as his name, and apparently sinee there was no record of Mazinani in the files of the police the passport was issued to him.

Ervand Abrahamian, The Iranian Mojahedin, p. 105. 3. Ali Shariati, Kavir, pp. 5-13. 4. A. Sachedina, "Ali Shariati: Ideologue of the Iranian Revolution," in VOlces of Resurgent Islam, John L. , p. 193. 5. Yâdna~a-yi ShahId-1 JavId ~IT-i shariCatI, pp. 8-9. Abü Dharr al-GhifarT was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad, known particularly for his asceticism and his insistence on the just distribution of wealth. 6. , pp. 13-15. 7. See Chapter III, previous Works, p. 29, note 44. 8. Ali Shariati, KavTr, p.

22. Ibid. , p. 94. BQot§ 27 Qf tb~ Islam1c 23. Hamid Algar, The Roots of the Islamic Revolution, p. 96. 24. ,p. 86. 25. Ibid. 26. Ibid. Man~ûr al-Hallaj was a mystic orig~nally from Tur (Fars, Persia) who'also resided in Basra, Baghdad and Khuzistan (in Khurasan). He was famous for his ecstatic utterance "1 am the Truth. E. Hallaj was the life study of Massignon. It is true thdt Shariati did refer to Hallaj in his thought and works: however, l disagree with this statement made by Algar on the basis of Shariati's wide exposure to and appreciation of mystics and mystical literature.

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