Imaginal Worlds

Imaginal Worlds : Ibn al-'Arabi and the Problem of Religious Diversity

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Ibn al'Arabi, known as the "Greatest Master, " is the most influential Muslim thinker of the past 600 years. This book is an introduction to his thought concerning the ultimate destiny of human beings, God and the cosmos, and the reasons for religious diversity. It summarizes many of Ibn al'Arabi's teachings in a simple manner. The ideas discussed are explained in detail.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 079142250X
  • 9780791422502
  • 532,467

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"Imaginal Worlds is an excellent summary and a solid interpretation of Ibn al-Arabi's teachings." -- Gerhard Bowering, Yale University
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About William C. Chittick

William C. Chittick is Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is the author of Faith and Practice of Islam; A Shi'ite Anthology; The Sufi Path of Knowledge: Ibn al- Arabi's Metaphysics of Imagination; and The Sufi Path of Love: The Spiritual Teachings of Rumi; all published by SUNY Press.
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