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Author Mahmutcehajic, Rusmir
Title On Love : In the Muslim Tradition
Imprint US : Fordham University Press, 2007
©2007
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Descript 1 online resource (188 pages)
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Series Abrahamic Dialogues
Abrahamic Dialogues
Note Intro -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword / David B. Burrell, C.S.C. -- Paths -- The First Door: The Impossibility of Definition -- Indefinability -- Uprightness -- Male and Female -- Thought -- Loving and Longing -- Extremes -- The Second Door: Will -- Trust -- Mercy and Wrath -- Corruption -- Certainty -- The Heart -- The Intellect -- The Third Door: Love -- Divergence -- ''The True Faith'' -- Relaxation -- Poverty -- Greatness -- Beauty -- The Fourth Door: Toward Peace -- ''He Is the All-Loving'' -- Debt and Love -- Intoxication -- Balance -- Openness -- The Most Beautiful Example -- The Fifth Door: Following -- Praise -- With the Praiser -- Hatred and Fear -- Unity -- The Love of a Woman -- Undressing and Union -- The Sixth Door: Knowledge -- The Station of No-Station -- The Speech of Skins -- The self and the Self -- Knowledge and Being -- Prostration -- Remembrance -- The Self at Peace -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Other Volumes in Fordham's Abrahamic Dialogues Series
This rare and important contribution to the field of Islamic studies, philosophy, and comparative religion achieves a twofold objective. First, it draws from a broad and authoritative well of sources, especially in the domain of Sufism, or Islamic mysticism. The scholarship is impeccable. Second, it is an in-depth meditation on the relationship between love and knowledge, multiplicity and unity, the example of the Prophet Muhammed viewed as Universal Man, spiritual union, heart and intellect, and other related themesGconveyed in fresh, contemporary language. The book is as much a work of Sufism as it is a book about Sufism. Many of these themes have a universal appeal for students of mysticism; consequently, there are distinct resonances with other traditions, especially within certain schools of Christian mysticism dominated by the language of love. It conveys the beauty at the heart of the Islamic tradition in a language devoid of technical terminology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Mahmutcehajic, Rusmir On Love : In the Muslim Tradition US : Fordham University Press,c2007 9780823227518
Subject Love - Religious aspects - Islam
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Alt Author C.S.C., David Burrell,
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