Ibn al-ʻArabī and the Sufis

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Ibn al-ʻArabī and the Sufis is a fascinating and groundbreaking analysis of the extent to which various major Sufi figures contributed to the mystical philosophy of Ibn al-'Arabi. While recent scholarship has tended to concentrate on his teachings and life, little attention has been paid to the influences on his thought. Each chapter is dedicated to one of Ibn al-'Arabi's predecessors, from both the early and later periods, such as al-Bistami, al-Hallaj, and al-Jilani, showing how he is discussed in the works of the "Greatest Master" and
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford, England
PublisherAnqa Publishing
Number of pages200
ISBN (Electronic)9781905937554
ISBN (Print)1-905937-53-9, 9781905937523
StatePublished - 2014

Bibliographical note

viii, 192 pages


  • Ibn al-ʻArabī, 1165-1240
  • Sufism
  • Islamic philosophy


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