All the King's Falcons

All the King's Falcons

Rumi on Prophets and Revelation

eBook - 1994
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Univ of New York Press
This book looks at Rumi’s insights into the meaning of the second half of the basic Muslim creed, namely, the nature and function of revelation through prophets.

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Reviews the Islamic conception of revelation through prophets as articulated by the revered Sufi mystic and poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (AD 1207-73). Argues that he accepted the prophets, from Adam to Muhammad, as historical people who lived and died, but also believed that the stories and images of them are a method by which the divine message is communicated to humans. All the quotations are in English. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1994
ISBN: 9780585034263
0585034265
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages)

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