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Traces of Panentheism in Islam: Ibn al-‘Arabi and the Kaleidoscope of Being

Meena Sharify-Funk and William Rory Dickson

in Panentheism across the World's Traditions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989898
eISBN:
9780199352326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989898.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A panentheistic connectivity finds a voice in Islam in the thought of the Muslim philosopher Ibn al-'Arabi as a radical dynamism of divine will unveiling the world ever anew in a profound ... More


One Aspect of the Akbarian Turn in Shī̔ī Theology*

Robert Wisnovsky

in Sufism and Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626052
eISBN:
9780748653126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626052.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a companion piece to an article published in 2004 in the journal Arabic Sciences and Philosophy. There the article examined the history of one of Avicenna's most famous contributions ... More


Symbolic, Allegorical, and Other Interpretive Approaches to Jesus’s Eschatological Role

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 8 begins by explaining why the interpretative approach is, theologically, the most useful approach for understanding the Qur’an and the Hadith as they relate to Jesus. Of particular ... More


Teaching Islam, Teaching Islamic Mysticism

David Cook

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by noting that teaching “Islamic Mysticism” is problematic on several fronts. Any pedagogical strategy would do well to begin with identifying how the term mysticism can be ... More


The Mahdi and Jesus as Allies against al-Dajjal (the Antichrist)

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Including the views of a number of important commentators and scholars, among them Ibn al-‘Arabi, Ibn Khaldun, and Bediüzzaman Said Nursi, chapter 6 specifically addresses the relationship among ... More


Beginnings: Ibrāhīm Niasse and the Advent of the Flood

Rüdiger Seesemann

in The Divine Flood: Ibrahim Niasse and the Roots of a Twentieth-Century Sufi Revival

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384321
eISBN:
9780199897421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384321.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces Ibrahim Niasse on the basis of hagiographical sources, offering insights into both scholarly and popular representations of Niasse's career. It focuses on the first three ... More


Inclusivism about Salvation

Robert McKim

in On Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774029
eISBN:
9780199932610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774029.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Various versions of inclusivism about salvation, or salvific inclusivism, are considered. All versions propose that religious outsiders, which is to say outsiders to one's religious tradition, may ... More


The Logics of Multiple Belonging: Gandhi, His Precursors, and Contemporaries

Kumkum Sangari

in Religious Interactions in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198081685
eISBN:
9780199097661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198081685.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History, History of Religion

The chapter discusses Gandhi moving from a synthetic Hinduism in the 1910s/20s to a discourse of multiple belonging in the 1940s, however permeated by tensions. The chapter takes Gandhi as standing ... More


In the Beginning There Was Sound: Hearing, Tintinnabuli, and Musical Meaning in Sufism

Sevin Huriye Yaraman

in Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289752
eISBN:
9780823297108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289752.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This paper approaches Arvo Pärt’s tintinnabuli concept as a point of entry into the unity of two seemingly oppositional states that ground human existence and underline the theology of Sufism: ... More


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