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COLLECTIONSBooks, Research notes
TITLEDeciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam
AUTHOR 1Annemarie Schimmel
PUB_THISState University of New York Press
ABSTRACTThis book is a classic, groundbreaking survey of Islamic practices and beliefs. While the book contains only passing mentions of Bahá'ís, it gives a deeper understanding in the Bahá'í Writings and practices. Includes outline by Arjen Bolhuis.
NOTES The uncorrected text of the book, which has been proofread below, can be found on (in HTML) and (other formats).
CROSSREFExcerpts on the Bábi and Bahá'í Faiths, and Mystical Dimensions of Islam, and Encyclopaedia Iranica: Selected articles related to Persian culture, religion, philosophy and history
TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; - Metaphors and allegories; - Outlines and summaries; - Symbolism; Quran; Signs; Sufism; Words and phrases

1. Outline

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  2. Word: schimmel_deciphering_signs_outline.docx

2. Complete book

  1. PDF: schimmel_deciphering_signs.pdf
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