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Author Avery, Kenneth S., 1955-

Title Psychology of early Sufi sam‘ [electronic resource] : listening and altered states / Kenneth S. Avery.

Imprint London ; New York, NY : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 241 p.
Series RoutledgeCurzon Sf series
RoutledgeCurzon Sf series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-236) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Sam‘ in early Sufi literature: an overview -- The language of sam‘ and other key concepts -- The psychology of sam‘ part 1 -- The psychology of sam‘ part 2 -- The psychology of sam‘ according to the Sufi writers -- The Sufis' explanations of their altered state experiences -- The ritual behaviour and etiquette of sam‘ -- The paradigmatic experience of two 'ecstatics', Nr and Shibl -- Conclusions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Music -- Religious aspects -- Sufism.
Sufi music.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415311063 (alk. paper)

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