Scandal: Essays in Islamic Heresy

Scandal: Essays in Islamic Heresy

by Peter Lamborn Wilson
     
 

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A search for the "poetic facts" of heresy in Islamic history, ranging from "sacred pederasty" in Persian sufism and forbidden imagery in Islamic art to the inner teachings of the Assassins, the heretical influences on Shiite terrorism, and the mystical uses of wine, opium, and hashish.

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A search for the "poetic facts" of heresy in Islamic history, ranging from "sacred pederasty" in Persian sufism and forbidden imagery in Islamic art to the inner teachings of the Assassins, the heretical influences on Shiite terrorism, and the mystical uses of wine, opium, and hashish.

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ISBN-13:
9781570271564
Publisher:
A K Pr Distribution
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
228

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