– Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. : Temple & Contemplation (Islamic Texts and Contexts) Imaginal Love: The Meanings of Imagination in Henry Corbin and James Hillman. Henry Corbin. Corps Spirituelle Et Terre Céleste, de l’Iran Mazdean À l’Iran Shî’ite . Pp. Henry Corbin. Temple Et Contemplation, Essais Sur l’Islam Iranien.

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This book consists of five lectures on various aspects of Shiite hermeneutics delivered by Corbin at the Eranos Conferences in Ascona, Switzerland.

No other work of Corbin brings out more clearly the hermeneutic correspondences among spiritual visions belonging to these religions. As a boy he revealed the profound sensitivity to music so evident in his work.

The Legacy of Henry Corbin: Temple & Contemplation in Persian

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Voyage and the Messenger: The second piece, “Comparative Spiritual Hermeneutics,” compares the revelation of the internal sense of the sacred boks of two distinct religions, Christianity and Islam.

These works, he writes, intermix the empirical world with a transcendent element.

Temple and Contemplation

As can be seen from the topics outlined above, this is not light reading by any means, but if you apply yourself diligently to its contents, you will be rewarded with an understanding far beyond that of the intellectual. Temple and Contemplation temle Henry Corbin.


He was uniquely equipped not only to recover Iranian Sufism for the Dorbin, but also to defend the principal Western traditions of esoteric spirituality. Henry Corbin – – Amir Kabir.

The language of the mind pales in comparison to the language of the heart, and this book contains the linguistic keys to the heart’s tongue, while pointing to an even higher means of apprehension. Corbin tempke together and which were eventually published posthumously in under this richly evocative title.

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An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi’ite concepts of spirit-body identity. The titles of the lectures are as conttemplation Corbin, like Scholem and Jonas, is remembered as a scholar of genius.

Angela Jaffray rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Peter rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Bahador Ali rated it cojtemplation was amazing Jun 17, The remainder of the book is devoted to two complementary essays: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Islamic texts and writers examined here cover many centuries, regions from Egypt to Central Asia and radically differing religious and philosophic perspectives, and marvellously illustrate the rich creativity, diversity and assimilative powers of Islamic thought in the early centuries of that civilization.


It is made up of five Eranos lectures whose specific annual themes usually explain the particular titles and emphases of each of these worksmost of them delivered near the end of his life, which Prof.

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The Imago Templi in Confrontation with Secular Norms The spirit of the symbol is revealed in its naked adn within the content of these essays for anybody who is open to receive it. Marina rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Set up a giveaway. The first essay, “Mundus Imaginalis, or The Imaginary and the Imaginal,” clarifies Corbin’s use of the term he coined, mundus imaginalis, or benry imaginal world.

Routledge; 1 edition September 5, Language: Ernesto rated it it was amazing Jun 06, To ask other readers questions about Temple and Contemplationplease adn up. Published January 1st by Kegan Paul International first published From Mazdean Iran to Shi’ite Iran. This is a little hard going, and I recommend reading Corbin’s essay “Mundus Imaginalis” from his book “Swenedbourg and Esoteric Islam” also found here: