Citation for Sarraj, Abu Nasr al-

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"Sarraj, Abu Nasr al-." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Aug 24, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2106>.

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"Sarraj, Abu Nasr al-." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2106 (accessed Aug 24, 2019).

Sarraj, Abu Nasr al-

(d. 988 )

Major historian and theorist of Sufism from Tus in northeastern Iran. His Kitab al-luma (Book of light flashes) is an important source of the sayings and thought of early mystical personalities and movements. Sought to demonstrate that Sufism was fully compatible with mainstream Islamic belief and practice.

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