New Approaches to the Qurʾan and Exegesis
George Mason University, Fairfax Campus
This talk explains how Qushayri (d. 1074) uses the theme of the “listless lover” in his commentary on the Qur’an to illustrate the relationship between spiritual desire, practice, and knowledge of God and the Qur’an.
Sands, Kristin Zahra, "The Problem of Listless Lovers in al-Qushayri’s Lata’if al-isharat" (2010). Conference Presentations. 4.
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