Ibn 'Arabi and the Contemporary West - Beshara and the Ibn 'Arabi Society - Isobel Jeffery-Street

Ibn 'Arabi and the Contemporary West - Beshara and the Ibn 'Arabi Society - Isobel Jeffery-Street

OUTREACH

Ibn 'Arabi and the Contemporary West - Beshara and the Ibn 'Arabi Society - Isobel Jeffery-Street

Isobel Jeffery-Street [+-]
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Isobel Jeffery-Street studied for a BA Honours degree in Theological Studies and a doctorate in Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. She has tutored in Islamic Studies for the ­University’s distance learning course as well as being co-ordinator of the Exeter Inter-Faith Group.

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This chapter outlines the ways in which the Beshara Trust has produced and expanded its outreach and publicity through a wide range of initiatives with the view of generating increased public awareness, both nationally and internationally, of the activities of its school and its wider aims. The chapter addresses the Trust’s response to those challenges to the school during its early development and at its more established stages. In addition it provides a selective overview of some of the ways in which the school understands its principles to relate to concepts and projects exemplied across a range of creative, scientic and academic disciplines, communicated primarily through its newsletters, its magazine and its more recent website.

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Jeffery-Street, Isobel. OUTREACH. Ibn 'Arabi and the Contemporary West - Beshara and the Ibn 'Arabi Society. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 205 - 230 Jan 2012. ISBN 9781845536718. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19725. Date accessed: 11 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19725. Jan 2012

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