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Tag Archives: Bayazid Bistami

The Two Islams and the Two Christianities.


“Tell me, you who wish to be under a Law: have you not heard the Law?  It is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a maidservant and one of a free woman.  The son by the maidservant was according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman was according to the […]

On Bad Religion.


“The thickest veils between man and Allah are the wisdom of the wise, the worship of the religious, and the piety of the pious.”  – Bayazid Bistami Thinking recently about Religulous – and the religious error of pursuing religion without first pursuing humility.