Kashf al-Asrar: The Unveiling of the Mysteries (Great Commentaries of the Holy Qur’an) [William C. Chittick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Rashid al-Din Maybudi, author of this Sufi commentary on the Quran, was a major twelfth-century scholar of Maybud, near Yazd in central Iran. Kashf Al-Asrar by William C. Chittick, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Chittick is a professor of religious studies in the department of Asian and Asian-American studies at Stony Brook University. Retrieved from ” https: Islamic Revolution Document Center. No products To be determined Shipping. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

He is currently working on several research projects in Sufism and Islamic philosophy. Topics include most of the major issues in Islamic theology, metaphysics, cosmology, and spiritual psychology. Retrieved 15 February Explorations in Islamic Thought.

The language is relatively simple and poetic, making the book much easier to access than any Qur’anic commentary now available in English, not to mention the numerous impenetrable tomes of Islamic thought.

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Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Professor Chittick has written and translated thirty books and one hundred-fifty articles on Islamic thought, Sufism, Shiism, and Persian literature. Between Tradition and Modernity.

Last items in stock! The second chapter contains Hadith of PositionHadith of the two weighty thingsand proof of the concept of Imamah by verses of the Quran. His more recent books include in Al-arsar of the Lost Heart: This product is no longer in stock. According to Khomeini’s son Ahmadone day when his father was going to Feyziyeh Al-asrrhe encountered a group of seminary students discussing this pamphlet. The book defends against Hakamizada’s attacks against such Shia practices as the mourning of Muharramziyarathe recitation of prayers composed by the Imams, [1] clerical fostering of superstitious beliefs to perpetuate their own power, belief in the intercession of Muhammad and his descendants and the lack of any explicit mention of Imamate in the Quran.


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Asrar-i Hazarsala [1] by Ali Akbar Hakimzadehwho had abandoned clerical studies at Qom seminary and in the mids published a modernist journal titled Humayun that advocated reformation in Islam. This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Authority and Political Culture in Shi’ism. Each chapter consists of explanations of from one or two to as many as 85 verses. Khomeini was worried the views of this pamphlet had infiltrated into the seminaries, and wrote Kashf al-Asrar to answer the pamphlet’s questions.

Home Contact Us Help Free kahf worldwide. Kashf al-Asrar is the first book that expresses Khomeini’s political views. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Ruhollah Khomeini wrote Al-asdar al-Asrar to answer questions about the credibility of Islamic and Shia beliefs that originated in a pamphlet called The Thousand-Year Secretswhich was written by Ali Akbar Hakamizada, who had abandoned clerical studies at Qum seminary.

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About the translator William C. Principles of Ibn al-Arabi’s Cosmology This commentary, called Kashf al-asrar wauddat al-abriar [The Unveiling of the Mysteries and the Provision of the Pious], is one of the earliest and longest commentaries on the Quran in the Persian language, though a good portion of it is in Arabic. He returned to the United States in and for three years was assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica Columbia University.


According to Ayatollah Hossein Badala and Bagheri, some scholars decided to respond to it. Description The volume is arranged in the order of the chapter and verses of the Qur’an and 1, pages of Persian text. The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

There are 97 chapters, each corresponding to one Qur’anic chapter which is to say that 17 of the short chapters do not have commentaries. Maybudi explains select verses and their allusions ishara ; by this he means the manner in which the words and imagery can be understood as pointing to various dimensions of the soul’s relationship with God.

His more recent works include “Divine Love: Rashid al-Din Maybudi, author of this Sufi commentary on the Quran, was a major twelfth-century scholar of Maybud, near Yazd in central Iran.

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