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Gnostic Islam: Transformations of Classic Gnostic Speculation in Muslim Thought

Issue: Vol 33 No. 2 (2020) Modern Thinking in Islam

Journal: Journal for the Academic Study of Religion

Subject Areas: Religious Studies Buddhist Studies Islamic Studies Biblical Studies

DOI: 10.1558/jasr.42429

Abstract:

This article constitutes a brief introduction to Gnostic Islam, assessing the inheritance and transformations of classic Gnostic speculation in Muslim thought and practice, especially in Shi‘a theologies and Sufism. The survey covers both esoteric and exoteric aspects.

Author: Garry W. Trompf

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