The Unlimited Mercifier presents a comprehensive portrait of Ibn ʿArabi's life and thought, highlighting his special place in history and his particular relevance in the modern world.
The book is a unique arrangement of biographical chapters alternating with chapters on major themes in his work. Divided into five sections, it includes:
This highly readable and lucid book will appeal to anyone interested in the real heart of Sufism or the mystical path.
For Ibn ʿArabi, words have a sacred function. They link what cannot be expressed with what mankind is craving to hear.
Stephen Hirtenstein serves Ibn ʿArabi with a joyful vitality that mirrors the richness of his life and his meaning. Across a near-millennium, a new link is made.