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Mysticism and the Plurality of Meaning: The Case of the Ismailis of Rural Iran
To what extent does mysticism require a withdrawal from the world? Is there a contradiction between the demands of contemplation and those of an active, responsible life? Is the mystical perspective antagonistic to the intellect? These are some of the issues examined in this book. Rafique Keshavjee uses as a case study the Ismailis of rural Iran, whose ideas and actions qu ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published March 15th 1998 by I. B. Tauris in Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
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