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By Henry Corbin

This quantity makes essays through Henry Corbin, the eminent French pupil of Islam, to be had in English for the 1st time. even if his fundamental curiosity was once the esoteric culture of Islam, Corbin was once additionally a lifelong scholar of the theological works of Emanuel Swedenborg. the 1st essay, "Mundus Imaginalis, or The Imaginary and the Imaginal," clarifies Corbin's use of the time period he coined, mundus imaginalis, or "the imaginal world." this crucial proposal seems to be in either Swedenborgian and esoteric Islamic spirituality. the second one piece, "Comparative non secular Hermeneutics," compares the revelation of the inner experience of the sacred boks of 2 specific religions, Christianity and Islam.

 

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