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Published: 27 June 2019 (Estimated)

600 Pages

234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9780198823339

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On God and the World

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 49-51

Wilferd Madelung , Cyril Uy , Carmela Baffioni , and Nuha Alshaar

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • Three sections of this classic work of medieval Islamic learning
  • These epistles explore the hierarchy of existence, the proper attitudes towards body and soul, and the arrangement of the world on numerical principles
  • Original texts and new English translations
  • Full contextual and expository introduction, explanatory notes and appendices