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Divine love in Islamic mysticism

Binyamin Abrahamov

Divine love in Islamic mysticism

the teachings of al-Ghazâlî and al-Dabbâgh

by Binyamin Abrahamov

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghazzālī, -- 1058-1111,
  • Dabbāgh, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad, -- 1208 or 9-1299 or 1300,
  • God (Islam) -- Worship and love,
  • Sufism -- Doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-186) and index

    StatementBinyamin Abrahamov
    SeriesRoutledgeCurzon Sufi series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP189.65.L68 A26 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17064664M
    ISBN 100700716076
    LC Control Number2002031603

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    The introduction of the element of love, which changed asceticism into mysticism, is ascribed to Rābiʿah al-ʿAdawīyah (died ), a woman from Basra who first formulated the Sufi ideal of a love of Allah (God) that was disinterested, without hope for paradise and without fear of hell. Get this from a library! Divine love in Islamic mysticism: the teachings of al-Ghazâlî and al-Dabbâgh. [Binyamin Abrahamov] -- The two theories of divine love that are examined in this book have their foundations in Greek, Jewish, Christian and Muslim ideas. Al-Ghazâlî (twelfth century) was influenced mainly by Plato and.

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The two theories of divine love that are examined in this book have their foundations in Greek, Jewish, Christian and Muslim ideas. Al-Ghazâlî (twelfth century) was influenced mainly by Plato and Ibn Sina's teachings, while al-Dabbâgh (thirteenth century), who accepted some Ghazâlîan notions, developed a theory of divine love that can be traced back to by: 2.

The two theories of divine love that are examined in this book have their foundations in Greek, Jewish, Christian and Muslim ideas. Al-Ghazâlî (twelfth century) was influenced mainly by Plato and Ibn Sina's teachings, while al-Dabbâgh (thirteenth century), who accepted some Ghazâlîan notions, developed a theory of divine love that can be traced back to Neoplatonism.5/5(1).

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This book about the topic of Divine Love in Sufism is a wonderful reading, but also somehow challenging. Chittick tries to unfold the different aspects of the theme, including the Sufi psychology of the Nafs/Soul or the Sufi interpretation of Adam's and Eve's banishment from paradise, showing that the latter (and sin per se) is seen in Sufism as necessary step of human development towards by: 7.

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Definitions. The Arabic word tasawwuf (lit. being or becoming a Sufi), generally translated as Sufism, is commonly defined by Western authors as Islamic mysticism. The Arabic term sufi has been used in Islamic literature with a wide range of meanings, by both proponents and opponents of Sufism.

Classical Sufi texts, which stressed certain teachings and practices of the Quran and the sunnah. “The classic Sufi poets of divine and human love—Rumi, Hafez, Attar and others—are by now familiar figures. William Chittick’s book beautifully introduces the earlier Persian (and Arabic) prose writers on love who provide the background for that love-poetry, and whose “theology of love” shaped the popular understanding of Islam through the centuries.”—James W.

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Sufism, mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God.

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[Binyamin Abrahamov]. Both scholars created complete theories of divine love that include definitions of love, its causes and signs, the ways to love God, God's love for man, and kinds of love.

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