Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE

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The majdhūb , one attracted (by God), is an important Islamic spiritual figure found throughout the Islamicate world (for the Maghrib, see Amri, Croire). The characteristics of the majdhūb were first described in texts of the third/ninth century. The majdhūbs were most often distingu…

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Amri, Nelly, “Majdhūb”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_36043>
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