Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
A beautiful poem written by Rabia al-Adawiyya (also known by Rabia Basri), and sang in the melodious voice of munshid Othman Al Rashidi. Its is a unique love song for the true love of her life, her creator Allah.
Rabiah Al-Adawiyya provides us with a powerful example of how to love and worship God - not only for the reward, but for the sake of His pleasure, as well.
Throughout the ages, from the earliest days of Islam to contemporary times today, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in their communities and countries across the world. This directory is a growing archive of leading Muslim women scholars, activists, writers, politicians, artists, religious and spiritual leaders, civil society leaders and more.
Also Known As:
Rabi'a al 'Adawiyya; Rabi'a al 'Adawiyyah
Rabi'a al 'Basriyya; Rabi'a al 'Qaysiyya; Rabi'ah of Basra
Born: c. 712, Basra
Died: c. 801, Basra
Achievements: Known for her brief sayings, her short poems in awe and celebration of God’s beauty, and stories of her life made a dramatic impact and played