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The expansion of prophetic experience [electronic resource] : essays on historicity, contingency and plurality in religion / by Abdulkarim Soroush ; translated by Nilou Mobasser ; edited with analytical introduction by Forough Jahanbakhsh.

By: Sur�ush, �Abd al-Kar�im.
Contributor(s): Mobasser, Nilou | Jahanbakhsh, Forough.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (l, 355 p.).ISBN: 9789047424369 (electronic bk.); 9047424360 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Bas�t-i tajrubah-�i nabav�i. English Subject(s): Mu�hammad, Prophet, -632 -- Prophetic office | Islam -- Doctrines | Mu�hammad -- Prophet -- d. 632 -- Prophetic office | Religion | RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology | Mohammed | Doktrin | Islam | Islamische Theologie | Prophetie | Religi�ose Bildung | Religi�ose Erfahrung | Religi�oser PluralismusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Expansion of prophetic experience.DDC classification: 297.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Chapter Twelve Spiritual Guardianship and Political GuardianshipAppendices; Appendix One The Word of Mohammad. An Interview with Abdul?arim Soroush, by Michel Hoebink; Appendix Two Ayatollah Sobhani's First Letter; Appendix Three Bashar and Bashir. Soroush's First Response to Sobhani; Appendix Four Ayatollah Sobhani's Second Letter; Appendix Five a e Parrot and the Bee. Soroush's Second Response to Sobhani; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Abdulkarim Soroush is known primarily for his epistemological/hermeneutical theory, the 'Contraction and Expansion of Religious Knowledge,' and its application to Islamic political theory and religious pluralism. While his "Reason, Freedom and Democracy in Islam" applies that theory to plurality and the historicity of understanding and interpretation of religion, this book captures some of his original theories about religion itself. "Expansion of Prophetic Experience" treats the historicity of the Prophet Muhammad's revelatory experience, including human and contextual inf.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-348) and index.

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Chapter Twelve Spiritual Guardianship and Political GuardianshipAppendices; Appendix One The Word of Mohammad. An Interview with Abdul?arim Soroush, by Michel Hoebink; Appendix Two Ayatollah Sobhani's First Letter; Appendix Three Bashar and Bashir. Soroush's First Response to Sobhani; Appendix Four Ayatollah Sobhani's Second Letter; Appendix Five a e Parrot and the Bee. Soroush's Second Response to Sobhani; Bibliography; Index;

Abdulkarim Soroush is known primarily for his epistemological/hermeneutical theory, the 'Contraction and Expansion of Religious Knowledge,' and its application to Islamic political theory and religious pluralism. While his "Reason, Freedom and Democracy in Islam" applies that theory to plurality and the historicity of understanding and interpretation of religion, this book captures some of his original theories about religion itself. "Expansion of Prophetic Experience" treats the historicity of the Prophet Muhammad's revelatory experience, including human and contextual inf.

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