Ibn Al' Arabi (Google eBook)

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Paulist Press, 1980 - Religion - 302 pages
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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!

In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". -- The Christian Century

  

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Reader beware! The Bezels of Wisdom is attributed to Ibn Arabi but it is not actually his work.

Contents

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IX
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XVIII
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XIX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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Page 2 - What solution have you found as a result of mystical illumination and divine inspiration? Does it coincide with what is arrived at by speculative thought?" I replied, "Yes and no. Between the Yea and the Nay the spirits take their flight beyond matter, and the necks detach themselves from their bodies.
Page 2 - Rushd drew back from me, his color changed and he seemed to doubt what he had thought of me. He then put to me the following question, "What solution have you found as a result of mystical illumination and divine inspiration? Does it agree with what is arrived at by speculative thought?" I replied, "Yes and No. Between the Yea and the Nay the spirits take their flight beyond matter, and the necks detach themselves from their bodies.
Page 45 - He then washes his bands three times; saying, in the same manner as before, ‘In the name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful! Praise be to God who hath...

About the author (1980)

William Stoddart was born in Carstairs, Scotland and lived most of his life in London, England. He was a close associate of both Frithjof Schuon and Titus Burckhardt and translated several of their works into English. He was assistant editor of the British journal Studies in Comparative Religion. His works include Outline of Hinduism and Outline of Buddhism. He lives in Windsor, Ontario.

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