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On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

Abstract

This contribution to the field of Islamic studies, philosophy, and comparative religion achieves a twofold objective. First, it draws from a broad and authoritative well of sources, especially in the domain of Sufism, or Islamic mysticism. Second, it is an in-depth meditation on the relationship between love and knowledge, multiplicity and unity, the example of the Prophet Muhammad viewed as Universal Man, spiritual union, heart and intellect, and other related themes—conveyed in fresh, contemporary language. The book is as much a work of Sufism as it is a book about Sufism. Many of these them ... More

Keywords: Islamic, Sufism, mysticism, love, knowledge, Muhammad, Universal Man, Christian, Muslims, Abraham

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823227518
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823227518.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić, author