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Aḥmad al-Ghazālī’s Metaphysics of Love (edited by JOSEPH E.B. LUMBARD)

To understand the content of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī’s writings and sermons, one must also examine their form. In his attempts to transport his audience to the truth of which he is certain and to actualize the realization of it within them, Aḥmad al-Ghazālī is ever aware of the limitations inherent to words…………….. Amad_al-Ghazali_Remembrance_and_the_Met

Everything Muhammad: The Image of the Prophet in the Writings of ‘Ayn al-Qudat

Abstract   It is well‑known that Rumi (d. 1273) was a great lover of the ProphetMuhammad. This is best typified in such verses as the ones with whichthe present article begins. Given our knowledge of the devotion to theProphet that we find in Rumi’s writings and in the works of many otherSufi authors,I would here […]

Do All Things Possess Awareness?

In An Essay on Man, the eighteenth-century British poet Alexander Pope offers a succinct formulation of an age-old philosophical doctrine about reality. This doctrine, which Arthur Lovejoy refers to as the “great chain of being,” maintains that existence is hierarchical and organically linked…………….. The Great Chain of Consciousness (Renovatio 1.1, 2017)

Equilibrium and Realization: William Chittick on Self and the Cosmos by Muhammed Rustom

Abstract: “William Chittick, currently professor of religious studies at the State University of New York (Stony Brook), is an internationally renowned expert on Islamic thought. His contributions to the fields of Sufism and Islamic philosophy have helped paint a clearer picture of the intellectual and spiritual landscape of Islamic civilization from the seventh/thirteenth century onwards. […]

THE DECLINE OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE RISE OF IDEOLOGY IN THE MODERN ISLAMIC WORLD – JOSEPH E. B. LUMBARD

Psychology, Eschatology, and Imagination in Mulla Sadra Shirazi’s Commentary on the Hadith of Awakening – Mohammed Rustom

Mulla Sadra on the Hadith of Awakening

Shaykh Muhammad Siddeeq Minshawi – Surah Luqman 8-34 and Surah Sajdah 1-7

Shaykh Muhammad Siddeeq Minshawi – Surah Luqman 8-34 and Surah Sajdah 1-7. Recorded in 1969 at Masjid Hussein, Cairo, Egypt.