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Islam, Christianity and the Mystic JourneyA Comparative Exploration$
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Ian Richard Netton

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748640829

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640829.001.0001

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Exploring the Mystical Imagination: Perfection and its Quinque Viae

Exploring the Mystical Imagination: Perfection and its Quinque Viae

(p.1) Chapter 1 Exploring the Mystical Imagination: Perfection and its Quinque Viae
Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey

Annmarie Hughes

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter focuses on exploring the mystical imagination. It discusses the sacred way; the secular way; and the mystic way. It also discusses al-Khadir, the way of English chivalry, and the way of Sufi chivalry. The chapter also tackles Al-Sulamī and his Kitab al-Futuwwa and Ibn Ba's encounter with the Fityan. The chapter ends with a discussion on the secular and sacred meaning of the ways to perfection.

Keywords:   mystical imagination, sacred way, secular way, mystic way, al-Khadir, Al-Sulamī, Fityan

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