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A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue : Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya Ibn Paquda's Duties of the Heart.

By: Series: Jewish Culture and Contexts SerPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006Copyright date: ©2007Description: 1 online resource (378 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780812202656
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue : Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya Ibn Paquda's Duties of the HeartDDC classification:
  • 296.3/6
LOC classification:
  • BJ1287.B23 -- H4935 2007eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Bahya's Work in Its Judeo-Arabic Context -- 1: Philosophical Mysticism in Eleventh-Century Spain: Bahya and Ibn Gabirol -- 2: On the Lookout: The Exegesis of a Sufi Tale -- 3: Creation -- 4: The One -- 5: Speaking about God: Divine Attributes, Biblical Language, and Biblical Exegesis -- 6: The Contemplation of Creation (I'tibār) -- 7: Wholehearted Devotion (Ikhlās): Purification of Unity(IKhlās al-Tawhid), Purification of Intention in Action (Ikhlās al-'Amal) -- 8: Reason, Law, and the Way of the Spirit -- 9: The Spirituality of the Law -- 10: Awareness, Love, and Reverence (Murāqaba, Mahabba, Hayba/Yir'ah) -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: In A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue, Diana Lobel explores the full extent to which Duties of the Heart marks the flowering of the "Jewish-Arab symbiosis," the interpenetration of Islamic and Jewish civilizations.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Bahya's Work in Its Judeo-Arabic Context -- 1: Philosophical Mysticism in Eleventh-Century Spain: Bahya and Ibn Gabirol -- 2: On the Lookout: The Exegesis of a Sufi Tale -- 3: Creation -- 4: The One -- 5: Speaking about God: Divine Attributes, Biblical Language, and Biblical Exegesis -- 6: The Contemplation of Creation (I'tibār) -- 7: Wholehearted Devotion (Ikhlās): Purification of Unity(IKhlās al-Tawhid), Purification of Intention in Action (Ikhlās al-'Amal) -- 8: Reason, Law, and the Way of the Spirit -- 9: The Spirituality of the Law -- 10: Awareness, Love, and Reverence (Murāqaba, Mahabba, Hayba/Yir'ah) -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments.

In A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue, Diana Lobel explores the full extent to which Duties of the Heart marks the flowering of the "Jewish-Arab symbiosis," the interpenetration of Islamic and Jewish civilizations.

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