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Islamic thought & science

Welcome - Merhaba - أهلا وسهلا - Hoşgeldiniz - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on useful sources for the study of theology, philosophy, sciences and mysticism in the Islamic World. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic S

Encyclopedias

Journals

Available at McGill:

  • Journal of Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society is published twice a year in the UK. 
  • Journal of Sufi Studies offers an international scholarly forum for research on Sufism bringing together all disciplinary perspectives. It publishes peer-reviewed articles and book reviews on the historical, cultural, social, philosophical, political, anthropological, literary, artistic and other aspects of Sufism in all times and places.
  • Mawlana Rumi Review publishes articles, reports, review articles and book reviews in English and French including articles on Rumi’s art of story-telling, poetic imagery, theology, spiritual psychology, ecumenism, erotic spirituality, pedagogy, hermeneutics, ethics, epistemology, prophetology, metaphysics, and cosmology, as well as on the heritage of Rumi’s thought in modern and medieval literary history and interpretation and commentary on his works such as the Mathnawi and Divan-i Shams-i Tabriz.

Websites

Allama Iqbal Poetry کلام علامہ محمد اقبال gives access to the largest Poems & Ghazals Collection of Kalam-e-Iqbal in Urdu, Roman Urdu & English Translations.

Dar al-Masnavi is the activity of the American Institute of Masnavi Studies (AIMS) on the Internet. It is run by Dr. Ibrahim Gamard. It is a comprehensive site on Rumi's Mathnawi.

The Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society publishes on its website news and announcements of events, and provides information about publications on Ibn 'Arabi. It has over 150 translations and articles republished from the Society's Journal and other sources.

Sufism -- Sufis -- Sufi Orders: Sufism's Many Paths is curated and maintained by Dr. Alan Godlas, University of Georgia.

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