In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thought by William C. Chittick,Mohammed Rustom,Atif Khalil,Kazuyo

By William C. Chittick,Mohammed Rustom,Atif Khalil,Kazuyo Murata

Renowned pupil William C. Chittick explores the worldview of Islam in a chain of essays written over thirty-six years.

In seek of the misplaced Heart brings jointly twenty-six essays through William C. Chittick, popular student of Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Written among 1975 and 2011, almost all these essays will not be available in Chittick’s personal books. even though it is a assortment, its editors have crafted it to be a booklet “sufficient unto itself, which, while taken as an entire, should be acknowledged to discover the underlying worldview of Islam.”

Chittick attracts upon the writings of towering figures akin to Ibn al-‘Arabī, Rūmī, and Mullā Ṣadrā, in addition to different very important, yet lesser-known thinkers, as he engages with a wide selection of issues, corresponding to the character of being and data, the connection among love and scriptural hermeneutics, the sensible and theoretical dimensions of Islamic mysticism, the phenomenon of spiritual range, and the ecological crisis.

William C. Chittick is Professor of spiritual reviews at Stony Brook collage, country college of recent York. he's the writer and translator of diverse books and articles on Islamic proposal, Sufism, Shi‘ism, and Persian literature. His books contain The Self-Disclosure of God: ideas of Ibn al-‘Arabī’s Cosmology; Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al-‘Arabī and the matter of spiritual Diversity; Faith and perform of Islam: 3 Thirteenth-Century Sufi Texts; The Sufi course of information: Ibn al-‘Arabī’s Metaphysics of Imagination; The Sufi course of affection: The religious Teachings of Rūmī; and A Shi‘ite Anthology, all released by means of SUNY Press.

Mohammed Rustom is Assistant Professor of spiritual experiences at Carleton University.

Atif Khalil is Assistant Professor of non secular experiences on the college of Lethbridge. Kazuyo Murata is a doctoral candidate in Islamic reviews at Yale University.

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