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Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth

AuthorHenry Corbin
Title of item
Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth
Subtitle of item
From Mazdean Iran to Shi'ite Iran
Editor, translator, etc.  
Nancy Pearson, trans
Publisher of this ed.
Princeton University Press
Date of this edition 1977
Language of first ed. French
Title of original
Terre celeste et corps de resurrection: de l'lran mazdéen a l'lran shi'ite
Date of first ed.
Permission Fair use (see notes on copyright)
Posted 2020-09-29 by Arjen Bolhuis
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Abstract An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi'ite concepts of spirit-body identity. Includes descriptions of cosmologies in Zoroastrian, Shi'i Islamic and Shaykhi philosophies.
Notes Mirrored from, where this book is also available in other formats. See also Islam, Arabs, and the Intelligent World of the Jinn by Amira El-Zein (
Tags Afterlife; Alchemy; Angels; Cosmology; Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Henry Corbin; Holy Spirit; Hurqalya; Intermediary realm; Jinn (genie); Philosophy; Philosophy, Islamic; Philosophy, Shaykhi; Philosophy, Zoroastrian; Resurrection; Reward and punishment; Shaykhism; Shiism; Sophia (wisdom); Soul; Symbolism; Worlds of God; Zoroastrianism
Locations Iran (documents)
Cross-referencesSee also The Importance of Henry Corbin to Babi and Baha'i Studies (Ismael Velasco, 2004).
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