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Author Chittick, William C

Title Imaginal worlds : Ibn al-ʻArabī and the problem of religious diversity / William C. Chittick
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1994


Description 1 online resource (vii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Islam
SUNY series in Islam.
Contents pt. I. Human Perfection. 1. Oneness of Being. 2. Microcosm, Macrocosm, and Perfect Man. 3. Ethics and Antinomianism. 4. Self-Knowledge and the Original Human Disposition -- pt. II. Worlds of Imagination. 5. Revelation and Poetic Imagery. 6. Meetings with Imaginal Men. 7. Death and the Afterlife -- pt. III. Religious Diversity. 8. A Myth of Origins. 9. Diversity of Belief. 10. The Divine Roots of Religion -- Index of Sources -- Index of Koranic Verses -- Index of Hadiths and Sayings -- Index of Names and Terms
Summary "Ibn al'Arabi, known as the "Greatest Master," is the most influential Muslim thinker of the past 600 years. This book is an introduction to his thought concerning the ultimate destiny of human beings, God and the cosmos, and the reasons for religious diversity. It summarizes many of Ibn al'Arabi's teachings in a simple manner. The ideas discussed are explained in detail."--Jacket
Analysis Ibn al-ʻArabī 1165-1240
Islam Doctrines History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and indexes
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Subject Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240.
SUBJECT Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240 fast
Ibn al-ʿArabī, Muḥammad b. ʿAlī, 1165-1240. (NL-LeOCL)068572964 nta
Ibn al-ʻArabī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī Muḥyī al-Dīn, (1165-1240) ram
Ibn-al-Arabi, Muhji-ad-Din. swd
Subject Islam -- Doctrines -- History
11.01 systematic religious studies: general.
RELIGION -- Islam -- Sufi.
Islam -- Doctrines
Vergelijkende godsdienstwetenschap.
Islam -- Doctrines -- Histoire.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585034257