Sufi Metaphysics and Qur’anic Prophets

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Sufi Metaphysics and Qur’anic Prophets

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Ibn Arabi's Thought and Method in the Fusus al-Hikam

RONALD L. NETTLER

ISBN (HARDBACK): 978 1 903682 05 0
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ISBN (PAPERBACK): 978 1 903682 06 7
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PAGES: 234
SIZE: 234 x 156mm
PUBLISHED: 2004
OTHER: Bibliography. Indexes.

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The Fusus al-Hikam is acknowledged to be a summary statement of the sufi metaphysics of the “Greatest Master”, Ibn ‘Arabi (d.1240). It is also recognised that the Fusus is a work of great complexity both in its ideas and its style; and, over the centuries, numerous commentaries have been written on it. Each of the chapters of the Fusus is dedicated to a Qur’anic prophet with whom a particular ‘wisdom’ is associated.

In Sufi Metaphysics and Quranic Prophets: Ibn ‘Arabi’s Thought and Method in the Fusus al-Hikam, Ronald Nettler examines ten chapters from the Fusus which exemplify the ideas, method and perspective of the entire work. Concentrating on a detailed analysis of the text, the author brings out the profound connection and integration of scripture and metaphysics in the world-view of Ibn ‘Arabi. Sufi Metaphysics and Qur’anic Prophets serves not only as an explication of Ibn Arabi’s thought in the Fusus, but is also a great aid in the overall understanding of Ibn ‘Arabi’s thought.

Ronald L. Nettler is university research lecturer in Oriental Studies, Oxford University, and fellow and tutor in Oriental Studies at Mansfield College, Oxford.

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