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The Spiritual and the Material

UK Society Symposium, Worcester College, Oxford, May 2010

“He Governs the World through Itself” – Ibn Arabi on Spiritual Causation

Jane Clark

Jane Clark is a Senior Research Fellow of the Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi Society and has worked particularly on the Society’s Archiving Project as well as looking after the library.

She has been studying Ibn Arabi for more than forty years, and is engaged in teaching courses and lecturing on his thought both in the UK (including Oxford University and Temenos Academy) and abroad (including Egypt, Australia and the USA), and in research and translation of the Akbarian heritage. She has a particular interest in the correlation of Ibn Arabi’s thought with contemporary issues. She organises the MIAS Young Writers Award.

Jane Clark was a co-founder of The Journal of Consciousness Studies and is currently editor of the Beshara Magazine [/]. She has presented many courses as part of the program of the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education. A list of the freely available resources created or selected by her as a tutor can be found here:

https://open.conted.ox.ac.uk/people/jane-clark [/]


Articles by Jane Clark

Establishing Ibn Arabis Heritage: First Findings from the MIAS Archiving Project | with Stephen Hirtenstein (PDF)

Early Best-sellers in the Akbarian Tradition (PDF)

Towards a Biography of Sadruddin al-Qunawi

Fulfilling our Potential: Ibn Arabi’s Understanding of Man in a Contemporary Context

Universal Meanings in Ibn Arabi’s Fusus al-hikam: Some Comments on the Chapter of Moses

Some Notes on the Manuscript Veliyuddin 51 | with Denis McAuley

The Preface to the Tarjuman al-ashwaq (PDF)

Symbol and Creative Imagination | Event Report

Spiritual Realisation: Knowledge and Practice | Event Report


Podcasts and Videos by Jane Clark

Ibn ‘Arabi Counsels His Own Soul: Guidance and Deception in the Ruh al-Quds

Narrative and Mystical Perception: the two prefaces to Ibn Arabi’s Tarjuman al-ashwaq

“He Governs the World through Itself” – Ibn Arabi on Spiritual Causation

Sadr al-din al-Qunawi and His Relationship with Jalal al-din Rumi

“As If You Saw Him”; Vision and Best Action (ihsan) in Ibn Arabi’s Thought

Introduction to the 2018 UK Symposium “The Alchemy of Love”

Spiritual and Material: Appearance is the Unsurpassed Protection

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Venerable Ringu Tulku Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist Master of the Kagyu Order. He was born in 1952 in Kham, East Tibet. From 1957 to 1959 he fled from Tibet with his family before the Chinese Communist occupation. Since then he has lived in Sikkim, India. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche has served as Professor of Tibetology in Sikkim for 17 years. He is deeply involved with the exchange of knowledge between religious scholars and scientists, and has a particular concern to participate in dialogues that contribute to mutual understanding, tolerance and peace in the world.


Podcasts by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Spiritual and Material: Appearance is the Unsurpassed Protection

George Pattison

George Pattison is Professor of Theology & Modern European Thought at the University of Glasgow, and was previously Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. His most recent publications are The Mystical Sources of Existentialist Thought: Being, Nothingness, Love. (2019, with K. Kirkpatrick), and A Phenomenology of the Devout Life: a Philosophy of Christian Life, Part I.(2018).

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/staff/georgepattison/#publications,books [/]

Podcasts by George Pattison

Kierkegaard’s teaching on Absolute Dependence