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Author Zargar, Cyrus Ali.

Title Sufi aesthetics : beauty, love, and the human form in the writings of Ibn 'Arabi and 'Iraqi / Cyrus Ali Zargar
Published Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages)
Series Studies in comparative religion
Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Contents Perception according to Ibn 'Arabi: God in forms -- Perception according to 'Iraqi: witnessing and divine self-love -- Beauty according to Ibn 'Arabi and 'Iraqi: that which causes love -- Ibn 'Arabi and human beauty: the school of passionate love -- 'Iraqi and the tradition of love, witnessing, and shahidbazi -- The amorous lyric as mystical language: union of the sacred and profane
Summary An approach to understanding Muslim mystics as perceiving divine beauty and human beauty as one reality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ʻIrāqī, Fakhr al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, -1289? -- Criticism and interpretation.
Aesthetics.
Perception (Philosophy)
Sufism -- Doctrines.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011010278
ISBN 1611171830 (electronic bk.)
9781611171839 (electronic bk.)