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Knot of the SoulMadness, Psychoanalysis, Islam$
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Stefania Pandolfo

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226464923

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226465111.001.0001

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Prophetic Medicine and the Ruqya

Prophetic Medicine and the Ruqya

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(p.265) Ten Prophetic Medicine and the Ruqya
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Knot of the Soul
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Stefania Pandolfo

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226465111.003.0012

This chapter delves into the details of the transformation of the soul in the Islamic tradition, and examines how a dimension of incurability is for the Imam the actual ground of an ethical engagement, as well as the notion of "prophetic medicine."

Keywords:   transformation of the soul, incurability, ethical engagement, prophetic medicine

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