Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Religion & Spirituality
  3. General Religion

Review: The Ferryman's Dream

See also

Book: The Ferryman's Dream

Rating:
Star5
Star
Star
Star
Star

If you are looking for a special read this holiday season, check out my book. The following is one of many reviews on Amazon.com about this work. Enjoy.

Outstanding book on Sufism
By Jon Frederickson on August 17, 2013
Format: Paperback Amazon Verified Purchase
Having read many books on Sufism over the years, I have seen books ranging from the theoretically abstruse to the ritualistic to the emotionally woo-woo. Alas, it seems sometimes that books on Sufism have become Rorschach cards that often reveal the projections of a given writer rather than the essence of Sufism itself. Indeed, this very point has been made by teachers since Rumi's time to the current day.
This is a very different book. Through a parable form the author shows how the Sufi teacher works with the student through direct and indirect means. Further, he describes the basic teachings of Sufism in a simple yet not simplistic fashion. Although I approached the book somewhat skeptically, knowing it was written in the form of a parable, I came away at the end feeling this is one of the best books I've ever read on Sufism. It truly has an impact on the reader, thus exhibiting what a great Sufi teaching should do. I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in Sufism or in any spiritual path. Why? Because he is not just describing Sufism; he is describing a universal pattern that guides all seekers.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Ferrymans-Dream-Stewart-Bitkoff/dp/0615613004/...

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!