Jean-Louis Michon was born in France and has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from the Sorbonne. He practiced as an architect in Switzerland and traveled widely. Ibn ‘Ajiba, an 18th-century Moroccan saint in the Darqawi Sufi lineage, wrote his fahrasa or autobiography not for the pleasure of talking about himself, but “to. Esoteric Hermeneutic of Ibn ‘Ajiba. Faris Casewit. Abstract. In the Tafsīr (of Ibn Ajiba), an interesting parallel is drawn between the incredulous attitude of the.

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This paper will explore the hermeneutical reading of a 18 th th century Moroccan Sufi into this key notion. Romeo Jamal rated it it was amazing Sep 21, When he reached the age of eighteen he left home and undertook the study of ibh knowledge in Qasr al-Kabir under the supervision of Sidi Muhammad al-Susi al-Samlali.

The exegesis of the esoterists can only be appreciated by esoterists: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Asif rated it it was amazing Dec 19, And many of the elements that make up the semantic structure of kufr survive this transition without losing too much of their recognizable face value. This article about a Moroccan writer or poet is a stub. Return to Book Page. As a child he developed a love ajibx knowledge, memorizing the Qur’an and studying subjects ranging from Classical Arabic grammar, religious ethics, poetry, Lbn recitation and tafsir.


Dina Kaidir Elsouly marked it as to-read Apr 19, In this instance, the exegete re-examines another seemingly obvious principle: Hend marked it as to-read Oct 03, List of writers Women writers Moroccan literature Arabic Tamazight.

For yet aniba, an insight into Maghrebi Sufism through one of its greatest exponents.

In the Arab-Islamic world, this style is often used orally to deliver sermons as during the Friday prayer. It was here that he was introduced to studies in the sciences, art, philosophy, law and Qur’anic exegesis in depth.

Aniba went to Fes to study with Mohammed al-Tawudi ibn SudaBennaniand El-Warzaziand joined the new Darqawiyya in AHof which he was the representative in the northern part of the Jbala region. In this connection, the Prophet Muhammad once said: He went to Fes to study with Ibn Souda, Bennani, and El-Warzazi, and joined the new Darqawiyya in AHof which he was the representative in the northern part of the Jbala region.

You have no valid ground for your beliefs unless you [truly] observe the Torah and the Gospel, and all that has been bestowed from on high upon you by your Sustainer! David Le faucheur rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Feizurrahman marked it as to-read Feb 24, How can you refuse to acknowledge God, seeing that you were lifeless and He gave you life, and that He will cause you to die and then will bring you again to life, whereupon unto Him you will be brought back? Hasan El-feddi marked it as to-read Aug 24, This Sufism-related article is a stub.


Ign Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The denouement of these stories is always the same, the communities involved typically fail to heed the warning of the messengers kathabat — the latter often becoming the subject of physical persecution— and finally comes the Divine punishment. University of California Press, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Margaret rated it it was amazing Mar 27, Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba – by Ahmad ibn Ajiba.

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The Autobiography (Fahrasa) of a Moroccan Soufi: Ahmad ibn ‘Ajiba by Ahmad ibn Ajiba

Really, It’s all auiba the vision of the beholder – what will you see? Theconsciousmuslim marked it as to-read Apr 23, They were freed after having been forced to abjure their Sufism in theory and to desist, in practice, from its rituals. John Morgan marked it as to-read May 30, Farouk marked it as to-read Mar 17, Saquib added it May 09, Nadeem marked it as to-read Nov 26, Ahmad rated it really liked ajibw Aug 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Such as these have indeed gone far astray! They are vital to the religious life to the degree that Satan-worship is contrary to it.

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