Love in the Qur’ān, the Sunnah, and Early Sufism

Love in the Teachings of Ibn ‘Arabī - Hany Talaat Ahmed Ibrahim

Hany Talaat Ahmed Ibrahim [+-]
Mount Royal University
Hany T. A. Ibrahim is a Sessional Professor of Islamic Studies at Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary. He specializes In pre-modern Islamic thought, Arabic Sufi literature, and Islamic art.

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This chapter examines the different themes of love as expressed in the Qur’ān and the sayings of the Prophet. It outlines the scriptural origins of these themes and examines the earliest Sufi philosophies of love, all of which would later be expressed in a more developed manner in Ibn ‘Arabī’s writings.

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Ibrahim, Hany Talaat Ahmed. Love in the Qur’ān, the Sunnah, and Early Sufism. Love in the Teachings of Ibn ‘Arabī. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Sep 2022. ISBN 9781800502154. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=42955. Date accessed: 22 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.42955. Sep 2022

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