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Published: 30 April 2011

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780748640829

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Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey

A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Highly interdisciplinary: embraces both Eastern and Western mystical traditionsSurveys themes as diverse as secular chivalry and union with the Divine
  • Examines the role of al-Khidr/ al-Khadir/ Elijah/ Elias/ St George in both the Islamic and Christian mystical traditions
  • Considers the negative and positive articulations of each tradition
  • Assesses and compares three major Islamic and three major Christian mysticsA companion volume to Islam, Christianity and Tradition: A Comparative Exploration by Ian R. Netton (978 0 7486 2392 1)