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Author Abrahamov, Binyamin.

Title Divine love in Islamic mysticism : the teachings of al-Ghazâlî and al-Dabbâgh / Binyamin Abrahamov
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 190 pages)
Series RoutledgeCurzon Sufi series
RoutledgeCurzon Sūfī series.
Contents I. Introduction -- II. Al-Ghazali's theory of divine love in Kitab al-Mahabba -- III. Al-Dabbagh's theory of divine love
Summary The two theories of divine love that are examined in this book have their foundations in Greek, Jewish, Christian and Muslim ideas. Al-Ghazâlî (twelfth century) was influenced mainly by Plato and Ibn Sina's teachings, while al-Dabbâgh (thirteenth century), who accepted some Ghazâlîan notions, developed a theory of divine love that can be traced back to Neoplatonism. Both scholars created complete theories of divine love that include definitions of love, its causes and signs, the ways to love God, God's love for man, and kinds of love. The book will interest students of theology, philosophy and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-186) and index
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Subject Ghazzālī, 1058-1111.
Dabbāgh, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad, 1208 or 1209-1299 or 1300.
Ghazzālī, 1058-1111.
Dabbāgh, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad, 1208 or 1209-1299 or 1300.
Dabbāġ, ʻAbd-ar-Raḥmān Ibn-Muḥammad ((ad- ))
Ġazzālī, Abū-Ḥāmid Muḥammad Ibn-Muḣammad ((al- ))
God (Islam) -- Worship and love.
Sufism -- Doctrines.
Form Electronic book
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