Abd Al-Ghani Al-Nabulusi: Islam and the Enlightenment

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In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of 'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often characterized solely as a Sufi saint, his thought and teachings were of a much wider remit. Through a fresh reading of his unpublished biographical sources and large body of mostly unpublished works, Akkach examines early expressions of rationalism among ...

Abd Al-Ghani Al-Nabulusi: Islam and the Enlightenment 2007, ONEWorld Publications

ISBN-13: 9781851685080

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