Dr. Carl Ernst (Arabic script)
MAIN PUBLICATIONS

Islamophobia in America: The Anatomy of Intolerance, ed. Carl W. Ernst. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013. Introduction available here.

How to Read the Qur'an: A New Guide with Select Translations. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Introduction available here.

Rethinking Islamic Studies:From Orientalism to Cosmopolitanism, ed. Carl W. Ernst and Richard C. Martin. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. Introduction available here.

How to Read the
            Qur'an

Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. Preface available here.

UK edition, Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2004.

Turkish translation by Cangüzel Güner Zülfikar: Hz. Muhammed'in Yolunda: Günümüz Dünyasında İslâmiyeti Yeniden Düşünmek. Istanbul: Okuyan Us, 2005.

India edition, New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2005.

Korean translation, Seoul: Simsan Munhwa, 2005.

German translation by Kurt Maier, Mohammed folgen: Der Islam in der modernen Welt. Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht GmbH & Co., 2007.

Arabic translation by Hamza Halayqa, `Ala Nahj Muhammad: I`adat al-tafkir fil-Islam fil-`alam al-mu`asir. Beirut: Arabic Scientific Press, 2008.

Persian translation by Ghasem Kakaie, Iqtida-yi Muhammad: Nigar-i naw bi-islam dar jahan-i mu`asir. Tehran: Hermes Press, 2011.

Sufi Martyrs of Love: Chishti Sufism in South Asia and Beyond (co-authored with Bruce Lawrence, Duke University; Palgrave Press, 2002). Supplementary photos available here.

Teachings of Sufism. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1999. Read a review.

Turkish translation by Cangüzel Güner Zülfikar, in preparation.

Ruzbihan Baqli. The Unveiling of Secrets: Diary of a Sufi Master. Transl. from Arabic by Carl W. Ernst. Chapel Hill: Parvardigar Press, 1997

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The Shambhala Guide to Sufism. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1997. Reissued as Sufism: An Introduction to the Mystical Tradition of Islam (Shambhala, 2011). Read a review.

Spanish translation by Joan Carles Guix: Sufismo, Guías de Sabiduría Oriental, 4. Barcelona: Oniro, 1999.

Italian translation by Laura Franco: Il grande libro della sapienza sufi. Milan: Oscar Saggi Mondadori, 2000.

India edition, New Delhi: Rupa & Co., 2000.

Greek translation by Sophia Leibadopolou: Souphismos. Athens: Ekdoseis Archetypo, 2001.

Russian translation by A. Gorkavago: Sufizm. Moscow: Fair-Press, 2002. Complete online Russian version here.

Ruzbihan Baqli: Mystical Experience and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism. London: Curzon Press, 1996.

Persian translation by Majdoddin Keyvani, Ruzbihan Baqli: `irfan va shath-i awliya' dar tasawwuf-i islami. Tehran: Nashr-i Markaz, 1999.

Revised Persian translation and notes by Kurus Divsalar: Ruzbihan Baqli, tajriba-i `irfani va shath-i vilayat dar tasavvuf-i irani. Tehran: Amir Kabir, 2004.

Eternal Garden: Mysticism, History, and Politics at a South Asian Sufi Center. Albany: SUNY Press, 1992 (out of print).

New edition, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Words of Ecstasy in Sufism. Albany: SUNY Press, 1984 (out of print).

New edition, New Delhi: Yoda Press, in preparation.

Malaysia edition, Kuala Lumpur: S. Abdul Majeed & Co, 1994.

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Recognitions for Following Muhammad:

Bashrahil Prize for Outstanding Cultural Achievement, Distinguished Prize in the Humanities, 2004

Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2004

CENAN Foundation for Education, Culture, and Health, Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Sufism, Istanbul, 2005

TÜRKKAD Turkish Women’s Cultural Association, Istanbul Branch, Award for Excellence in Education, 2005

Turkish Economic and Social Research Foundation Award, 2005



CARL W. ERNST
SCHOLARLY WORK AND PUBLICATIONS

2nd Farabi International
Award in the Humanities
and Islamic Studies
, for
Ruzbihan Baqli:
Mystical Experience and
the Rhetoric of Sainthood
in Persian Sufism
Iranian Ministry of
Science, Research, and
Technology/UNESCO
Tehran, Dec. 2008