The Unlimited Mercifier: The Spiritual Life and Thought of Ibn ʻArabi

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Anqa Publishing, Jan 1, 1999 - Religion - 289 pages
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This unique portrait of the great Andalusian mystic uses his own writings to tell the story of his life and teachings. Chapters of biography are interwoven with chapters portraying the central elements of his thought and are supplemented with photographs and maps.
  

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User Review  - Hans Harmakaputra - Goodreads

This book gives good introduction to Ibn 'Arabi's life and works. Unfortunately, it is not as clear as Chittick when it comes to the introduction to Ibn 'Arabi's thoughts. Recommended for those who interested in constructing Ibn 'Arabi's life-span. Read full review

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Contents

Life in the West
32
The road to the centre
108
Of the Heirs and the Seals
129
Pilgrim at Mecca 12011204
143
Of Descent and Return
157
From the centre to the circumference
171
Of Love and Beauty
191
Established at the crossroads
207
Of Book and Speech
221
Of East and West 235
234
Abbreviations
250
Selected major works ofIbn Arab
267
Index
283
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About the author (1999)

Stephen Hirtenstein has been editor of the Journal of the Muhyiddin Ibn ʿArabi Society since its inception in 1982, and is a co-founder of Anqa Publishing.

In addition to lecturing and writing, he organises and leads tours in the footsteps of Ibn ʿArabi.

He currently works as a Senior Editor for the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, and lives in Oxford. 

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