Presented at the Eleventh Annual Gathering of the Threshold Society
By Dr. James Morris
Preface by Kabir Helminski:
Years ago Threshold Books published What the Seeker Needs, translated by Shaikh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi. At the time it was not clear to us that that text was as much interpretation and commentary as translation. It incorporated an Ottoman commentary on the text as if it were part of Ibn Arabi's own words, thereby setting Shaykh Al Akbar's surprisingly universal text into a more parochial perspective. Here and now James Morris presents us with a translation of the original text without added commentary. We hope that it will be useful for sincere spiritual seekers.
Ibn 'Arabi on Our Discovery of 'Revelation' (shar')
Ibn 'Arabi's 'Book of the Quintessence' is so condensed that almost each line deserves further commentary. ...