Ibn Kemāl (d. 940/1534) on Ibn ̔Arabī̕s Hagiology

Tim Winter

in Sufism and Theology

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780748626052
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653126 | DOI:
Ibn Kemāl (d. 940/1534) on Ibn ̔Arabī̕s Hagiology

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This chapter seeks to examine the reception of Ibn 'Arabī' hagiology by the Ottoman Shaykh al-Islām (seyhülislām), Ibn Kemāl, also known as Kemālpasāzāde, was regarded by admirers as the ‘Avicenna of Anatolia’. Discussions in this chapter include: the early Ottoman reception under the rule of Qaysarī and Fenāri; and Ghazali's Amr Bi-L-Ma'ūf.

Keywords: Ibn 'Arabī; hagiology; Ottoman Shaykh al-Islām; Ibn Kemāl; Qaysarī; Fenāri; Ghazali

Chapter.  10618 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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