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World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and Islamic Mysticism

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The first book in English to synthesize the remarkable work of Henry Corbin, the great French philosopher, Christian theologian, and scholar of Islamic mysticism. Corbin, a colleague of Jung's at Eranos, was one of the seminal influences on the development of archetypal psychology, especially through the idea of the "imaginal world." His work bridges the gap between the ph ...more
Paperback, 1st edition, 210 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Spring Journal, Inc
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Aug 14, 2016 Marcas SOG rated it did not like it
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Clever, but is naive and a case of 'Orientalism in reverse', as one Thesis available in PDF online makes clear. I read this before becoming a de-facto Christian and bought into his project that Christianity was lacking politically agains Islam and even that inevitably led to Nihilism, but now to be honest, find the claims against and misunderstanding of, Christianity astounding, from a scholar with such a reputation; i've seen this crudity with Alan Watts as well unfortunately.
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