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1 The Word of God and the Divine Will
One of the most important issues dealt with in both Ismāʿīlī literature and the works of Ibn Masarra and Ibn al-ʿArabī is the word of God and the Divine will. Recurring in their writings on thisExpand
Absent yet at All Times Present : Further Thoughts on Secrecy in the Sh i , i Tradition and in Sunn i Mysticism
Este artículo analiza el hadit que se encuentra tanto en las fuentes ši,íes como sunníes que retrata al creyente ideal como un hombre escondido que elige practicar su religión apartado de los ojos deExpand
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Was Ibn Qasī a Ṣūfī
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SECRECY IN ISMĀ'ĪLĪ TRADITION AND IN THE MYSTICAL THOUGHT OF IBN AL-'ARABĪ
Cet article rend compte de plusieurs des traits et fonctions essentiels du secret dans le shī'isme, notamment dans la tradition ismaelienne. Examinant les termes taqiyya et kitmān, il en eclaire lesExpand
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A Drama in Heaven: “Emanation on the Left” in Kabbalah and a Parallel Cosmogonic Myth in Ismāʿīlī Literature
Most Westerners as well as many Muslim Sunnites associate the Shiite tradition with politics and religious radicalism. This unfortunate misconception is due, above all, to the Iranian revolution ofExpand
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Los jefes de la Šurta de Basora durante el período omeya: un estudio prosopográfico
The article describes some of the functions and characteristics of the shurṭa in the Umayyad era, through an analysis of the men who served as shurṭa chiefs in Basra during this period. The shurṭa ,Expand
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3 The Friends of God
The concept of friendship with God and the figure of the friends of God are the main axis around which both the Shiʿi tradition and Sunni mysticism revolve. This chapter analyzes several aspects ofExpand
THE SO-CALLED RISĀLAT AL-HURUF (EPISTLE ON LETTERS) ASCRIBED TO SAHL AL-TUSTARI AND LETTER MYSTICISM IN AL-ANDALUS
Cet article met en question l'attribution d'une epitre sur les lettres de l'alphabet a Sahl al-Tustarī, un maitre soufi de grande renommee, originaire de Basra (m. 283/ 896). Il examine aussi laExpand
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5 Parallel Worlds
The notion of parallel worlds is a central theme in Ismāʿīlī literature and constitutes an essential element in all the different Ismāʿīlī teachings. The Ismāʿīlī believer is required to interpretExpand
Ausente pero siempre presente: reflexiones sobre el secreto en la tradición šī‛i y en el misticismo sunní
The article analyzes a tradition ( ḥadīṯh ) that is found in Sunnī and in Shī‛ī sources alike and which portrays the ideal believer as a hidden man who chooses to practice his religion away from theExpand
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