Ibn Barrad̲j̲ān
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, Abu ’l-Ḥakam ʿAbd al-Salām b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Lak̲h̲mī , an Andalusian mystic theologian, born in North Africa, who taught in Seville during the first half of the 6th/12th century.

His name is often associated with that of the celebrated Ṣūfī Ibn al-ʿArīf [q.v.], head of the Almeria school. With Ibn Ḳasī and Abū Bakr al-Mayūrḳī, these two men were indeed the leaders of the resistance movement directed against the Almoravids by the canonists and traditionalists and, in general, by those men of religion who, un…

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Faure, A., “Ibn Barrad̲j̲ān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3106>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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