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ERNST, Carl W.

ERNST, Carl W. American, b. 1950. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: Pomona College, Claremont, CA, assistant professor, 1981-87, associate professor of religion, 1987-92, department head, 1991-92; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, professor of religious studies, 1992-, department head, 1995-, member of faculty advisory board, Ackland Art Museum, 1995-. Publications: Words of Ecstasy in Sufism, 1984; Eternal Garden: Mysticism, History, and Politics at a South Asian Sufi Center, 1992; (associate ed, with G.M. Smith) Manifestations of Sainthood in Islam, 1993; Ruzbihan Baqli: Mystical Experience and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism, 1996; (trans.) R. Baqli, The Unveiling of Secrets: Diary of a Sufi Master, 1997; The Shambhala Guide to Sufism, 1997. Address: Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

Ernst, Carl W.

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