Kitb al-Mawqif

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Brill, 2000 - Architecture - 632 pages
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This fist volume, of the three of which 'Abd al-Qdir's work consists, contains 215 of the 372 chapters. Based on the Dar al-yaqaza al-'arabiyya (1966-1967) and on the manuscript of the Library of Alger, this translation has taken into account the work done so far by Michel Chodkiewicz ( ditions du Seuil, 1982) and by A. Khurshid (Alif ditions, 1996). It deals with mystic comments on Qur'anic verses and prophetic translations inspired by Ibn 'Arabi's work. They should be considered as an useful introduction to Futuh?at and Fusus.

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Michel Lagarde, D.Litt. (1984) in Oriental Studies, University of Lyon II, the translator, is Professor of Arabic and Islam at the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Rome. He has published Index du Grand Commentaire de Fahr al-Din al-Razi (Brill, 1996) and several articles related to the Koranic commentary and to Islamo-Christians relations.