By William C. Chittick,Mohammed Rustom,Atif Khalil,Kazuyo Murata
In seek of the misplaced Heart brings jointly twenty-six essays through William C. Chittick, popular student of Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Written among 1975 and 2011, every one of these essays usually are not available in Chittick’s personal books. even supposing it is a assortment, its editors have crafted it to be a e-book “sufficient unto itself, which, whilst taken as a complete, might be acknowledged to discover the underlying worldview of Islam.”
Chittick attracts upon the writings of towering figures comparable to Ibn al-‘Arabī, Rūmī, and Mullā Ṣadrā, in addition to different vital, yet lesser-known thinkers, as he engages with a large choice of themes, comparable to the character of being and data, the connection among love and scriptural hermeneutics, the sensible and theoretical dimensions of Islamic mysticism, the phenomenon of non secular variety, and the ecological crisis.
William C. Chittick is Professor of spiritual experiences at Stony Brook collage, nation collage of recent York. he's the writer and translator of various books and articles on Islamic suggestion, Sufism, Shi‘ism, and Persian literature. His books contain The Self-Disclosure of God: rules of Ibn al-‘Arabī’s Cosmology; Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al-‘Arabī and the matter of spiritual Diversity; Faith and perform of Islam: 3 Thirteenth-Century Sufi Texts; The Sufi course of information: Ibn al-‘Arabī’s Metaphysics of Imagination; The Sufi course of affection: The religious Teachings of Rūmī; and A Shi‘ite Anthology, all released via SUNY Press.
Mohammed Rustom is Assistant Professor of spiritual reports at Carleton University.
Atif Khalil is Assistant Professor of spiritual stories on the collage of Lethbridge. Kazuyo Murata is a doctoral candidate in Islamic stories at Yale University.