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Typological Figuration and the Meaning of "Spiritual"

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
Typological Figuration and the Meaning of "Spiritual"
Subtitle of item
The Qurʾanic Story of Joseph
Parent publication   Journal of the American Oriental Society
Date of this edition 2012
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Posted 2012-11-24 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract Meanings of the famous shirt (qamís) as a symbol of Joseph's spiritual journey and travails in the Qur'an and tafsír. Brief mentions of Shaykh Ahmad, Siyyid Kazim, and the Báb on pp. 229, 231 and 237-238.
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Tags Christianity; Fragrance; Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Joseph (Prophet); Judaism; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Quran; Return; Shaykhism; Typology; Words and phrases
Cross-referencesSee also The Bahá'í Tradition: The Return of Joseph and the Peaceable Imagination (2012).
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