Studies in Islamic Mysticism / Edition 1

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Overview

A re-issue in paperback of Nicholson's classic survey of the field of Islamic mysticism. Intended as reading for students of sufism, philosophy and literature, it also provides an introduction to the translations of both R.A. Nicholson and A.J. Arberry.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700702787
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/9/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I Abu Sa'id Ibn Abi 'L-Khayr 1
Ch. II The Perfect Man 77
Essence, Attribute, and Name 89
The Descent of the Absolute 94
The Essence as God 97
The Heavenly Man 103
The Macrocosm 121
The Return to the Essence 125
Religion, Revelation, and Prophecy 130
Appendix I. Jili's 'Ayniyya 143
Appendix II. Some Notes on the Fususu 'l-Hikam 149
Ch. III The Odes of Ibnu 'L-Farid 162
Index of Names and Titles 267
Index of Subjects 272
Index of Technical Terms, Etc 278
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