Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2019

600 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198823339

Bookseller Code (06)

On God and the World

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

Edited by 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

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