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Title Light upon light : essays in Islamic thought and history in honor of Gerhard Bowering / edited by Jamal J. Elias, Bilal Orfali
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2020
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Descript xxvii, 459 pages ; 25 cm
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Series Islamic history and civilization : studies and texts, 0929-2403 ; volume 164
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 164
Note Includes bibliographical referenes and indexes
"Light upon Light: Essays in Islamic Thought and History in Honor of Gerhard Bowering brings together studies that explore the richness of Islamic intellectual life in the pre-modern period. Leading scholars around the world present nineteen studies that explore diverse areas of Islamic Studies, in honor of a renowned scholar and teacher: Professor Dr. Gerhard Bowering (Yale University). The volume includes contributions in four main areas: (1) Quran and Early Islam; (2) Sufism, Shiism, and Esotericism; (3) Philosophy; (4) Literature and Culture. These areas reflect the enormous breadth of Professor Bowering's contributions to the field over a lifetime of scholarship, teaching, and mentoring. Contributors: Hussein Ali Abdulsater, Mushegh Asatryan, Shahzad Bashir, Jonathan Brockopp, Yousef Casewit, Jamal Elias, Janis Esots, Li Guo, Matthew Ingalls, Tariq Jaffer, Mareike Koertner, Joseph Lumbard, Matthew Melvin-Koushki, Mahan Mirza, Bilal Orfali, Gabriel Reynolds, Nada Saab, Amina Steinfels & Alexander Treiger"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Islamic philosophy
Islam
Alt Author Böwering, Gerhard, 1939- honouree
Elias, Jamal J., editor
Urfahʹlī, Bilāl, editor
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