A Case Study of Chapter 178 of al-Futūḥāt al-Makkiyya (The Meccan Openings)

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 offers a close reading of Ibn ‘Arabī’s mystical exposition of divine love in chapter 178 of his monumental work, The Meccan Openings (al-Futūḥāt al-Makkiyya). It introduces different modes of analysis, reflections, and evaluations of Ibn ‘Arabī’s distinctive language concerning the various evocations of love, and how these features are essential to Ibn ‘Arabī’s worldview.

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Ibrahim, Hany Talaat Ahmed. A Case Study of Chapter 178 of al-Futūḥāt al-Makkiyya (The Meccan Openings). Love in the Teachings of Ibn ‘Arabī. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Sep 2022. ISBN 9781800502154. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=42958. Date accessed: 22 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.42958. Sep 2022

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