Al-Kimia / Edition 2

Al-Kimia / Edition 2

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by John Eberly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0900588489

ISBN-13: 9780900588488

Pub. Date: 08/26/2004

Publisher: Sophia Perennis

Al-Kimia - The Mystical Islamic Essence of the Sacred Art Of Alchemy by John Eberly presents a condensed history of Alchemy told through concise biographies of early Sufi Masters. Chapters examine occult areas of alchemical and spiritual interest such as jafr, an exegetical Qur'anic science akin to Hebrew Qabala; the Qiyamat or 'Great Resurrection', of the heretical

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Al-Kimia - The Mystical Islamic Essence of the Sacred Art Of Alchemy by John Eberly presents a condensed history of Alchemy told through concise biographies of early Sufi Masters. Chapters examine occult areas of alchemical and spiritual interest such as jafr, an exegetical Qur'anic science akin to Hebrew Qabala; the Qiyamat or 'Great Resurrection', of the heretical Ismaili sect; the contrary path of the saintly Malamatiyya or 'blameworthy ones'; Hermetic color theory, and 'hidden' art history. A glossary of transliterated terms is appended that will greatly help the beginner as well as the advanced student of these subjects.

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ISBN-13:
9780900588488
Publisher:
Sophia Perennis
Publication date:
08/26/2004
Edition description:
Rev
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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Al-Kimia 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Responding to the ignorance too common in the United States, Eberly excavates the extravagant beauty of the sacred art of transformation. Alchemy, he explains, ¿accelerates the natural evolutionary process in order to accomplish, the spirtualization of matter and the materialization of the Holy Spirit.¿ A golden read. Highly recommended.