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Schimmel, Annemarie 1922-2003

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Islam : an introduction by Annemarie Schimmel( )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a splendid introduction--carefully researched and comprehensive, yet readable. It corrects many popular and erroneous notions about Islam that prevail in non-Muslim societies. For the general reader there are many profound insights of great consequence, for example, the passages on women, marriage, and inheritance, or the section on jihad, nearly always completely misunderstood in the press."--Jacket
The mystery of numbers by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

81 editions published between 1003 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Mystery of Numbers Annemarie Schimmel conducts an illuminating tour of the mysteries attributed to numbers over the centuries. She begins with an informative and often surprising introduction to the origins of number systems: pre-Roman Europeans, for example, may have had one based on twenty, not ten (as suggested by the English word "score" and the French word for 80, quatrevingt - four times twenty), while the Mayans had a system more sophisticated than our own. Schimmel also reveals how our fascination with numbers has led to a rich cross-fertilization of knowledge: "Arabic" numerals, for instance, were picked up by Europe from the Arabs, who had earlier adopted them from Indian sources ("algorithm" and "algebra" are corruptions of the Arabic author and title names of a mathematical text prized in medieval Europe). But the heart of the book is an engrossing guide to the symbolism of numbers. Number symbolism, she shows, has deep roots in Western culture, from the philosophy of the Pythagoreans and Platonists, to the religious mysticism of the Cabala and the Islamic Brethren of Purity, to Kepler's belief that the laws of planetary motion should be mathematically elegant, to the unlucky thirteen. After exploring the sources of number symbolism, Schimmel examines individual numbers ranging from one to ten thousand, discussing the meanings they have had for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic traditions, with examples from Indian, Chinese, and Native American cultures as well. Two, for instance, has widely been seen as a number of contradiction and polarity. And six, according to ancient and neo-Platonic thinking, is the most perfect number because it is both the sum and the product of its parts (1+2+3=6 and 1x2x3=6). Using examples ranging from the Mayans to Shakespeare, she shows how numbers have been considered feminine and masculine, holy and evil, lucky and unlucky."
Mystical dimensions of Islam by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

120 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystical Dimensions of Islam presents, for the first time, a balanced historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism & mdash;Islamic mysticism & mdash;from its beginnings through the nineteenth century. Through her sensitivity and deep understanding of the subject, Annemarie Schimmel, an eminent scholar of Eastern religions, draws the reader into the mood, the vision, the way of the Sufi in a manner that adds an essential ingredient to her analysis of the history of Sufism. After exploring the origins of the mystical movement in the meditations of orthodox Muslims on the Koran and the prophetic tradition, the author then discusses the development of its different stages, including classical voluntarism and postclassical theosophical mystical trends. Particular emphasis is placed on spiritual education, the different ways of leading the mystic toward the existential realization of the profound mystery of the profession of faith that "there is no deity but God." Sufi psychology and Sufi orders and fraternities are comprehensively explored. Through an examination of mystical anthropology, which culminates in the veneration of the prophet and the saints, the questions of free will and predestination, of good and evil, are implied. The main burden of the text, however, is Sufism as reflected in Islamic poetry, and Professor Schimmel examines the various aspects of mystical poetry in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Sindhi, Panjabi, and Pashto. The author skillfully demonstrates how Sufi ideals permeated the whole fabric of Muslim life, providing the average Muslim & mdash;villager or intellectual & mdash;with the virtues of perfect trust in God and the loving surrender to God's will. Professor Schimmel's long acquaintance with Turkey, Iran, and the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent provides a unique emphasis to the study, and the author's personal knowledge of Sufi practice in these regions lends a contemporary relevance to her work
The triumphal sun : a study of the works of Jalāloddin Rumi by Annemarie Schimmel( )

32 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islam in the Indian subcontinent by Annemarie Schimmel( )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pain and grace : a study of two mystical writers of eighteenth-century Muslim India by Annemarie Schimmel( )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-colored brocade : the imagery of Persian poetry by Annemarie Schimmel( )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-Colored Brocade: The Imagery of Persian Poetry
Make a shield from wisdom : selected verses from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's Dīvān by Nāṣir-i Khusraw( )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khusraw was a major poet and philosopher of the early Ismailiyya. This volume is intended to provide a better understanding of the poet's thought and contains a detailed study of the poet and his work
My soul is a woman : the feminine in Islam by Annemarie Schimmel( )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An internationally acclaimed scholar, who has dedicated more than fifty years of her life to understanding the Islamic world. Annemarie Schimmel examines a much-misunderstood feature of Islam: the role of women. Schimmel is critical of those--especially Western feminists--who take Islam to task without taking the time to comprehend the cultures, language, and traditions of the many societies in which Islam is the majority religion. Shattering stereotypes, Schimmel reconstructs an important but little-known chapter of Islamic spirituality. With copius examples, she shows the clear equality of wom
And Muhammad is his messenger : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empire of the great Mughals : history, art and culture by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annemarie Schimmel has written extensively on India, Islam and poetry. In this comprehensive study she presents an overview of the cultural, economic, militaristic and artistic attributes of the great Mughal Empire from 1526 to 1857
Calligraphy and Islamic culture by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inleiding in de calligrafie van de Arabische taal
As through a veil : mystical poetry in Islam by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the beautiful odes of Jalaluddin Rumi to the whimsy of nonsense verse, this is a detailed introduction to the development of Islamic mystical poetry." "Annemarie Schimmel has drawn on an enormous range of sources both ancient and modern to create this survey of a unique body of literature. Traveling from continent to continent and across the centuries, this story of Islamic poetry encompasses a wide spectrum of traditions and cultures, from Arabic religious verse to the ecstasies of the Persian Sufis and the popular folk poetry of India and Pakistan, showing how the varying strands of the tradition unite to form one single message of all-embracing love." "An accessible introduction for the general reader, this account also contains detailed notes and a full bibliography for scholars and students, and will serve as a companion to some of the most exquisite literature ever produced."--BOOK JACKET
Deciphering the signs of God : a phenomenological approach to Islam by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Turkish and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We believe in one god : the experience of God in Christianity and Islam( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamic calligraphy. [Institute of Religious Iconography, State University Groningen] by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

26 editions published in 1970 in 4 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamic names by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From superstition to indications of social change, this wide-ranging guide surveys all Islamic countries to provide a detailed account of naming, helping the reader to understand Islamic historical sources and culture, as well as the names of living individuals. - Back cover
Gabriel's wing : a study into the religious ideas of Sir Muhammad Iqbal by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muḥammad Iqbāl, 1877-1938, Urdu poet and philosopher
Islam in India and Pakistan by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and Dutch and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedrich Rückert : Lebensbild und Einführung in sein Werk by Annemarie Schimmel( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zum 150. Todestag von Friedrich Rückert am 31. Januar 2016: Die Neuausgabe von Annemarie Schimmels grundlegender Biographie. Der Dichter und Orientalist Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866) war einer der frühesten Vermittler arabischer und persischer Dichtung in Deutschland. Als Gelehrter und Übersetzer nah- und fernöstlicher Lyrik hat er der deutschen Sprache "einen Schatz geschenkt, den keine andere Sprache besitzt" (Annemarie Schimmel). Auch Rückerts eigenes poetisches Werk ist erstaunlich: Sein (aus dem Nachlass veröffentlichtes) Liedertagebuch ist das größte Poesiewerk des 19. Jahrhunderts. Gustav Mahlers Vertonung der berührenden Kindertotenlieder machte diese Gedichte zum deutschen Kulturerbe. Die Islamwissenschaftlerin Annemarie Schimmel hat die Stationen von Rückerts Lebens nachgezeichnet und sein Werk für heutige Leser erschlossen
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The mystery of numbers
The mystery of numbersMystical dimensions of IslamThe triumphal sun : a study of the works of Jalāloddin RumiA two-colored brocade : the imagery of Persian poetryMake a shield from wisdom : selected verses from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's DīvānMy soul is a woman : the feminine in IslamAnd Muhammad is his messenger : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic pietyThe empire of the great Mughals : history, art and culture
Alternative Names
Annemarie Schimmel deutsche Islamwissenschaftlerin

Annemarie Schimmel Duits auteur

Annemarie Schimmel Duits oriëntalist

Annemarie Schimmel German orientalist

Annemarie Schimmel niemiecka naukowiec, wykładowca akademicki, pisarka

Annemarie Schimmel orientalis Jerman

Annemarie Schimmel orientalista e storica delle religioni tedesca

Annemarie Schimmel tysk professor

Annemarie Schimmelová německá orientalistka a islamoložka


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