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Journey's End: Towards an Anthropology of the Way

Annmarie Hughes

in Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780748640829
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653263 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640829.003.0004
Journey's End: Towards an Anthropology of the Way

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This chapter draws together the semiotic thread of the previous discussions by highlighting three realms of signification which have been of particular importance to the mystical authors discussed in this chapter. These are: 1) Realm of Mystic Colour; 2) Realm of al-Khadir/Elijah and the Mystic Journey; and 3) Realm of the Mytic Telos. All of these realms constitute the Anthropology of the Way.

Keywords: signification; Mystic Colour; al-Khadir; Mystic Journey; Mytic Telos; mystical authors

Chapter.  2443 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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