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Table Of Contents

Cosmology: An Overview
Symbolism: A Critical Review
History and Symbolism
Sufism
Symbolism: A Sufi Perspective
Being and Presence
The Primordial Presence
The Divine Presence
First Determination
The Human Presence
The Presence of the Word
The Geometry of Being
The Original Idea
Creative Breathing
The “Cloud” and Cosmic Forms
The World of Command
The World of Creation
Gazing at the Sky
Ordering Spaces
Photo 4.1 The Umayyad Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Architecture and the Sacred
The Ka ba: The First House
The Mosque and the Spatiality of Prayer
Afterword: Architecture and Cosmic Habitat
Notes
List of Arabic Manuscripts Cited
Selected Bibliography
Index
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Akkach, Samer - Cosmology And Architecture In Premodern Islam

Akkach, Samer - Cosmology And Architecture In Premodern Islam

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