422 pages | 2 Color Illus. | 3 B/W Illus.
In this volume Henry Corbin emphasizes the differences between the exoteric and esoteric forms of Islam. He also reveals that whereas in the West philosophy and religion were at odds, they were inseparably linked, at least during this period, in the Islamic world.
A valuable section of notes and appendices includes original translation of numerous Sufi treatises.
Introduction. Part 1: Sympathy & Theopathy. Part 2: Creative Imagination & Creative Prayer. Epilogue