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Western Sufism : from the Abbasids to the new age / Mark Sedgwick.

Author:
Sedgwick, Mark J. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York, NY, United States of America: Oxford University Press, 2017, , ©2017]
Description:
ix, 350 pages ; 25 cm
Summary note:
Neoplatonism and emanationism -- Plotinus, the key -- Emanation explained -- Neoplatonism spreads -- Arab neoplatonism to Ibn Arabi -- Arab neoplatonism -- The first sufis -- Sufi classics -- Jewish and Christian Neoplatonism to Meister Eckhart -- Jewish neoplatonism -- Jewish sufism -- Latin neoplatonism -- Dervishes, 1480-1899 -- Dervishes as angels, deviants, and mystics -- Dervishes, angels and demons -- The view from france -- Sufism as mystical theology -- Deism and pantheism -- The prisca theologia in the Renaissance -- Universalism: Guillaume Postel and the inquisition -- Deism demonstrated by Arab and Turk -- Pantheism and anti-exotericism -- Universalist sufism -- Sufism as esoteric pantheism -- Perennialism and universalism in India -- The Dabistan and after -- Dervishes as Epicurean and fanatical -- Dervishes in drama, painting and verse -- The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -- Fighting dervishes -- The establishment of sufism in the west, 1910-33 -- Transcendentalism, theosophy and sufism -- Transcendentalism and the Missouri platonists -- The theosophical society and Carl-Henrik Bjerregaard -- Ivan Aguéli, the western sufi -- Towards the one: Inayat Khan and the sufi movement -- Inayat Khan visits America -- The sufi message is spread -- The continuation of the sufi movement -- Tradition and consciousness -- René Guénon and the traditionalists -- Georges Gurdjieff and consciousness -- The early years of John G. Bennett -- The development of sufism in the west, 1950-68 -- Polarization -- Towards Islam -- Reorientation with Meher Baba -- The travels of John G. Bennett -- The Maryamiyya and the Oglala Sioux - Idries Shah and sufi psychology -- Shah and the Gurdjieff tradition -- Shah's sufism -- Followers and opponents -- Sufism in the new age -- Traditionalism and the new age -- The sufi movement conserved -- Sufi Sam in San Francisco -- Vilayat and the sufi order international -- Islamic sufism -- Ian Dallas and the Darqawiyya -- Ibn Arabi and Beshara -- The murabitun and sufi jihad -- John G. Bennett at Sherborne
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-331) and index.
Contents:
Neoplatonism and emanationism -- Plotinus, the key -- Emanation explained -- Neoplatonism spreads -- Arab neoplatonism to Ibn Arabi -- Arab neoplatonism -- The first sufis -- Sufi classics -- Jewish and Christian Neoplatonism to Meister Eckhart -- Jewish neoplatonism -- Jewish sufism -- Latin neoplatonism -- Dervishes, 1480-1899 -- Dervishes as angels, deviants, and mystics -- Dervishes, angels and demons -- The view from france -- Sufism as mystical theology -- Deism and pantheism -- The prisca theologia in the Renaissance -- Universalism: Guillaume Postel and the inquisition -- Deism demonstrated by Arab and Turk -- Pantheism and anti-exotericism -- Universalist sufism -- Sufism as esoteric pantheism -- Perennialism and universalism in India -- The Dabistan and after -- Dervishes as Epicurean and fanatical -- Dervishes in drama, painting and verse -- The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -- Fighting dervishes -- The establishment of sufism in the west, 1910-33 -- Transcendentalism, theosophy and sufism -- Transcendentalism and the Missouri platonists -- The theosophical society and Carl-Henrik Bjerregaard -- Ivan Aguéli, the western sufi -- Towards the one: Inayat Khan and the sufi movement -- Inayat Khan visits America -- The sufi message is spread -- The continuation of the sufi movement -- Tradition and consciousness -- René Guénon and the traditionalists -- Georges Gurdjieff and consciousness -- The early years of John G. Bennett -- The development of sufism in the west, 1950-68 -- Polarization -- Towards Islam -- Reorientation with Meher Baba -- The travels of John G. Bennett -- The Maryamiyya and the Oglala Sioux -- Idries Shah and sufi psychology -- Shah and the Gurdjieff tradition -- Shah's sufism -- Followers and opponents -- Sufism in the new age -- Traditionalism and the new age -- The sufi movement conserved -- Sufi Sam in San Francisco -- Vilayat and the sufi order international -- Islamic sufism -- Ian Dallas and the Darqawiyya -- Ibn Arabi and Beshara -- The murabitun and sufi jihad -- John G. Bennett at Sherborne.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780199977642 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • 019997764X (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • (uPDF)
  • (epub)
LCCN:
2016008846
OCLC:
944179664
Other standard number:
  • 40026578595
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