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Author Lawson, Todd.

Title Gnostic apocalypse and Islam : Qur'an, exegesis, messianism and the literary origins of the Babi religion / Todd Lawson
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages)
Series Iranian studies ; 12
Iranian studies (London, England) ; 12
Contents Qurʼan, apocalypse & gnosis -- Commentary and imitation -- Charismatic text, messianic exegesis -- Voices of the text -- Remembrance and gate -- Center of existence -- Concidentia oppositorum in the primal point -- The metaleptic Joseph -- The shirt, the bees & gnostic apocalypse -- Conclusion: a hermeneutic spiral
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Appendices in Arabic
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Subject Bāb, ʻAlī Muḥammad Shīrāzī, 1819-1850.
Bāb, ʻAlī Muḥammad Shīrāzī, 1819-1850.
Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History
Qurʼan.
Babism -- Doctrines
Gnosticism.
Messiah -- Islam.
Messianism.
Gnosticism.
Messiah -- Islam.
Messianism.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011019624
ISBN 0203801520
1136622888
9780203801529
9781136622885