This is an invitation to Khalil Andani’s upcoming Conference Presentation in the NMCGSA Graduate Symposium taking place at the University of Toronto. The presentation will take place on Thursday, February 27, 2014 between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM. It will be followed by some Q/A.
The presentation deals with the all-important concept of Tawhid – the affirmation of the oneness of God – in the Isma’ili Muslim philosophy of Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani and the Sufi mystical thought of Ibn al-‘Arabi.
SESSION C: MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC THOUGHT
The Metaphysics of Tawhīd: Ismā‘īlī and Akbarī Perspectives
MA Student, Theological Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Specialization: Islamic Theology and Philosophy
Since the first century of Islam, Muslims belonging to various theological camps have struggled to define, delineate and philosophize the exact meaning and parameters of tawhīd. This paper is a preliminary comparative study of the metaphysics of tawhīd in the thought of the eleventh century Fatimid…
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