Faculty Books on Philosophy and Religion

Chittick Devine Love

William C. Chittick authored Divine Love: Islamic Literature and the Path to God  (Yale University Press, 2013).

 In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought

William C. Chittick authored In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought (SUNY Press, 2012).

 The Old Master

Hongkyung Kim authored The Old Master: A Syncretic Reading of the Laozi from the Mawangdui A Onward (SUNY Press, 2012)

andrew n

Andrew J. Nicholson authored Unifying Hinduism: Philosophy and Identity in Indian Intellectual History (Columbia University Press, 2010).

 murata et al 2009 The Sage Learning of Liu Zhi: Islamic Thought in Confucian Terms

Sachiko Murata, William C. Chittick, and Tu Weiming authored The Sage Learning of Liu Zhi: Islamic Thought in Confucian Terms (Harvard University Press, 2009).

park 2009

Sung Bae Park authored One Korean's Approach to Buddhism (SUNY Press, 2009).

 Chittick 2007 Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul

William Chittick authored Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul: The Pertinence of Islamic Cosmology in the Modern World (Oneworld, 2007).

 Chittick 2007 The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr

William Chittick edited The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr (World Wisdom, 2007).

 chittick 2007 inner journey

William Chittick edited The Inner Journey: Views from the Islamic Tradition (Morning Light Press, 2007).

Peter m

Peter Manchester authored The Syntax of Time: the Phenomenology of Time in Greek Physics and Speculative Logic (Brill, 2005).

 Chittick 2005 Ibn Arabi Heir to the Prophets

William Chittick authored Ibn `Arabi: Heir to the Prophets (Oneworld, 2005).

 Chittick 2005 The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi

William Chittick authored The Sufi Doctrine of Rumi: Illustrated Edition (World Wisdom Books, 2005).

              Chittick 2004 Me & Rumi                          

William Chittick introduced, translated, and annotated Me & Rumi: The Autobiography of Shams-i-Tabrizi (FonsVitae, 2004).                                                                                  

 Chittick 2003 The Elixir of the Gnostics

William Chittick introduced, translated, and annotated The Elixir of the Gnostics (Brigham Young University Press, 2003).

Chittick 2002 Ibn al Arabi The Meccan Revelations


William Chittick co-authored Ibn al `Arabi: The Meccan Revelations (Pir Press, 2002) with Michel Chodkiewicz and James Morris.

 chittick 2001 The Heart of Islamic Philosophy

William Chittick authored The Heart of Islamic Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2001).

 Chittick 2000 Sufism

William Chittick authored Sufism (Oneworld Publication, 2000).


Sachiko Murata authored Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light: Wang Tai-yu's Great Learning of the Pure and Real (SUNY Press, 2000).


William Chittick authored The Self-Disclosure of God: Principles of Ibn al-'Arabi's Cosmology (State University of New York Press, 1998).

 Chittick Murata 1994 The Vision of Islam

Sachiko Murata and William C. Chittick co-authored The Vision of Islam(Paragon, 1994). 

 Chittick 1994 Imaginal Worlds Ibn al Arabi and the Problem of Religious Diversity

William Chittick authored Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al-`Arabī and the Problem of Religious Diversity (SUNY Press, 1994).


Sachiko Murata authored The Tao of Islam: A Sourcebook on Gender Relationships in Islamic Thought (SUNY Press, 1992).

 Chittick 1992 Faith and Practice of Islam

William Chittick authored Faith and Practice of Islam: Three Thirteenth-Century Sufi Texts (SUNY Press, 1992).

 Chittick 1989 The Sufi Path of Knowledge

William Chittick authored The Sufi Path of Knowledge: Ibn al-`Arabī's Metaphysics of Imagination (SUNY Press, 1989).

 Chittick 1988 The Psalms of Islam

William Chittick translated, introduced, and annotated  `Alī ibn al-Husayn: al-Sahīfat al-sajjādiyya (The Psalms of Islam, The Muhammadi Trust, 1988).

 Murata 1987

Sachiko Murata authored Temporary Marriage in Islamic Law (Muhammadi Trust, 1987).

 Isuramu Horiron Josetsu 1985


Sachiko Murata translated Isuramu Hôriron Josetsu ("Principles of Islamic Law," from the Arabic Ma`âlim al-usûl by Shaykh Hasan [d. 1602]), Tokyo: Iwanami, 1985 

Sung Bae Park 1983

Sung Bae Park authored Buddhist Faith and Sudden Enlightenment (SUNY Press, 1983).

 Chittick 1983 The Sufi Path of Love

William Chittick authored The Sufi Path of Love: The Spiritual Teachings of Rumi (SUNY Press, 1983).

 Chittick 1982 Fakhruddin Iraqi Divine Flashes

William Chittick translated, introduced, and annotated Fakhruddin ‘Iraqi: Divine Flashes with Peter Wilson (Paulist Press, 1982).

 Chittick 1981

William Chittick translated, introduced, and annotated A Shi'ite Anthology (SUNY Press, 1981).

Philosophy & Religion

Religious Studies Program

Asian & Asian American Studies    1046 Humanities Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343     Phone: (631) 632-4030