Publications (Books, Articles and Chapters, Reviews, Interviews and Short Pieces), Forthcoming Works, and Works in progress:


Knowing the Spirit, by Nur Ali Elahi.  Introduction and annotated translation of his Kitāb Ma‘rifat ar-Rūh (Albany, SUNY Press, 2007).

The Reflective Heart: Discovering Spiritual Intelligence in Ibn ‘Arabī’s ‘Meccan Illuminations’. Louisville, Fons Vitae, 2005.  (Indonesian, Turkish, Persian, and Bosnian translations in preparation.)

Orientations: Islamic Thought in a World Civilisation.  London, Archetype Press, 2004.  (Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and French translations in preparation).

Yonelimler: Bir Dunya MedeniyetindeIslam Dusuncesi.  Istanbul, Insan yayinlari [Humanities Press], 2006. (Turkish translation by Prof. M. Kiliç.)

Sufi-Sufi Merajut Peradaban. Jakarta, Forum Sebangsa, 2003.  (Indonesian translation by B. Harun.)

 Orientacije: Islamska Misao u Svjetskoj Civilizaciji.  Sarajevo, El-Kalem, 2002 (Serbo-Croatian translation of earlier version, by Professors H. N. Kahteran, R. Hafizović, A. Silajdžić.)

Ibn ‘Arabī: The Meccan Revelations (co-author with W. Chittick).  New York, Pir Press, 2002.

The Master and the Disciple: An Early Islamic Spiritual Dialogue, Arabic critical edition and English translation and Introduction to Ja‘far b. Mansūr al-Yaman's Kitāb al-‘ālim wa’l-ghulām.  London and New York, IIS/I. B. Tauris Publishers, 2001.

Ibn‘Arabī: Les Illuminations de la Mecque.  Paris, Sindbad, 1989.  (Ed. M. Chodkiewicz; co-author with C. Chodkiewicz, D. Gril, and W. Chittick).

The Wisdom of the Throne: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra.  Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1981.  (Revised re-edition in preparation with Archetype and White Cloud Press.)

Kearifan Puncak, Hikmah al-Arsyiah. Yogyakarta, Pustaka Pelajar, 2001.  (Indonesian translation by D. Mahayana and Ir. Dedi Djunaidi; introduction by Dr. Jalaluddin Rahmat.)

Prestol’naia mudrost’.  Moscow, Vostochnaia literatura, 2004.  (Russian version by Yanis Eshots.)

Web-based Volumes (free for downloading): 

Almost all of Prof. Morris’s publications are now available  directly in downloadable and searchable .pdf format at

Ibn ‘Arabī and His Interpreters: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Perspectives, 226 pages.  Collection of more than thirty monographs, shorter articles and related reviews, freely downloadable in .pdf format at .

Ibn ‘Arabī on Spiritual Practice (and related translations), 173 pages.  Collection of ten articles and translations (some previously published; others to appear in new volumes in preparation), freely downloadable in .pdf format at /IbnArabi.

Books  FORTHCOMING (for publication 2008-2009):

Openings: From the Qur’an to the Islamic Humanities.

IbnArabī's ‘Divine Comedy’: Eschatologyand Spiritual Realisation in the ‘Meccan Illuminations.’

Découvrant la ‘comédie divine’: Eschatologie et réalisation spirituelle dans la pensée d’Ibn ‘Arabī.   (Book-length version of series of public lectures as visiting professor at l’Ecole Pratique des Hautes études ; in preparation for Harmattan, Paris, séries: ‘Logique des Spiritualités’.)


Exploring Spirituality Through Film: A Practical Handbook.  An introductory guide outlining ways to use selected feature films to help students of all ages to discover the spiritual dimensions of life, in conjunction with scriptures and classical texts from the Abrahamic traditions.

Paths to the Real: Freedom, Creativity, Diversity and Tolerance in Ibn ‘Arabī’s Political/Religious Philosophy.  A survey of the comprehensive system of ethical, spiritual and religious thought which for centuries supported and helped inspire the transformation of Islam into a world religion—and which today offers profound spiritual underpinnings for the creative construction of a multi-cultural, multi-religious global civilisation.

Elevations: Insight and Transformation in the ‘Meccan Illuminations’.   A study of the key practical spiritual themes of seeking, suffering, compassion and love that form the core of Ibn ‘Arabī’s masterpiece of spiritual guidance.

Hafez’ Lyrical Poetry as a ‘Persian Qur’an’: Foundations of the Islamic Humanities.  A pioneering analysis of the many ways the form and effects of Hafez’s ghazals consistently mirror the distinctive rhetorical, cosmological and eschatological structures of the Qur’an, illustrating the wider creative processes to be found in the Islamic humanities (visual arts, poetry, music and ritual processes) throughout the non-Arab Islamic world.

Between the Lines: An Introduction to Islamic Esotericism.  A volume of case-studies (translations plus analytical introductions) illustrating and explaining the basic features and underlying social and cultural assumptions of the procedures of esoteric writing and expression shared by all the major traditions of classical Islamic thought (philosophy, Sufism, Shiite thought, and classical hadith and ta’rîkh writers).

Spiritual Practice and the Spiritual Path: Ibn ‘Arabī’s Advice for the Seeker.   Commentary and explanation of several influential practical spiritual treatises, plus selected shorter chapters on this theme from the Futūhāt.

Muslim Pioneers in the Study of Religion: Farabi, Biruni, Ibn ‘Arabi, Rumi and Ostad Elahi.  A study of five key Islamic intellectual and spiritual figures whose distinctive creative approaches to the understanding of religious life together anticipated and illustrate the distinctive multi-perspectival approach to the different dimensions of religious life and experience followed in contemporary religious studies.


 Ostad Elahi and Hajji Ni‘mat: Master and Disciple, Father and Son. To appear in Tales of God’s Friends: Islamic Hagiography in Translation, ed. J. Renard.  Berkeley, U. of California Press, 2008.

An Arab “Machiavelli”? : Rhetoric, Philosophy and Politics in Ibn Khaldun’s Critique of Sufism.  To appear in Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review, XI (2007) (special issue: proceedings of Harvard Ibn Khaldun Conference, ed. Roy Mottahedeh).

Islamic Studies and ‘Religious Education’ in UK Universities and Secondary Schools: Contrasts with Religious Studies in North America.  To appear in Actes de la session européenne: “Le fait religieux comme objet de savoir,” ed. J. Dubois, Paris, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, 2007.

The Mysteries of Ihsān: Natural Contemplation and the Spiritual Virtues in the Qur’an.  To appear (in Persian) in Kīmiyā’, 2007.

From Cordoba to Isfahan, and Beyond: Mulla Sadra, Ibn ‘Arabī and the Emerging Science of Spirituality.  To appear in Proceedings of the Isfahan Conference on Islamic Philosophy (‘Cordoba and Isfahan: Two Schools of Islamic Philosophy’), ed. H. Landolt and M. Mohaghegh (title and publisher t.b.a.), 2007.

Remembrance and Repetition: Qur'anic Foundations of Islamic Art.  To appear (in Persian) in Kīmiyā’, 2007.

Ibn ‘Arabī in the ‘Far West’: Spiritual Influences and the Science of Spirituality.  To appear in Journal of the History of Sufism, V (2007) (special issue: proceedings of Kyoto Conference on Ibn ‘Arabi’s Influences in Asia, ed. Y. Tonaga).

‘Second Readings’: Ibn ‘Arabī’s Futūhāt and the Renewal of Islamic Thought.  To appear in Proceedings of Ibn ‘Arabi Colloquium, Cordoba, 2007.

Encountering the Qur’an: Contexts and Approaches.  In Voices of Islamic Tradition, vol. I: Voices of Tradition, ed. V. J. Cornell, pp. 55-96.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2007.

Spiritual Authority and Universal Revelation: Ibn ‘Arabi’s Reconception of the Foundations of Islamic ‘Law’.  In Islamic Philosophy and Theology: Critical Concepts in Islamic Thought, ed. I. Netton, vol. I, pp.    London, Routledge, 2007.

 From Ethics and Devotion to Spiritual Realisation: Ibn ‘Arabī on ‘What Is Indispensable For the Spiritual Seeker’.  Monograph, pp. viii + 37.   Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaysia, Centre for Cilisational Dialogue, 2007.

Freedoms and Responsibilities: Ibn ‘Arabī and the Political Dimensions of Spiritual Realisation.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, Part I, vol. XXXVIII (2006), pp. 1-21; and Part II, vol. XXXIX (2006), pp. 85-110.

Civilization as Dialogue: Spirituality and Philosophy in Mullā Sadrā and Today.  In Mulla Sadra’s School and Western Philosophies: Papers Presented at the Second World Congress on Mulla Sadra, vol. I, ed. A. N. Bagershahi, Tehran, SIPRin, 2005, pp. 261-272.

Religion After Religions ? : Henry Corbin and the Future of the Study of Religion.  In Philosophies et Sagesses des Religions du Livre, ed. P. Lory and M. Amir-Moezzi, Tournhout, Brépols Publishers, 2005, pp. 21-32.

Mulla Sadrā’s Conception of the Barzakhand the Emerging Science of Spirituality: The Process of Realization (tahqīq).  In Islam-West Philosophical Dialogue (Papers Presented at the First World Congress on Mulla Sadra), Tehran, SIPRI Institute, 2005, vol. X, pp. 93-103.

Revisiting Religious Shiism and Early Sufism: The Fourth/Tenth-Century Dialogue of ‘The Sage and the Young Disciple.’  In Islamic Studies: Papers on Historiography, Sufism and Philosophy in Honour of Hermann Landolt, ed. T. Lawson and I. Miller.  London, Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005, pp. 104-120.

Surrender and Realisation: Imam ‘Ali on the Conditions for True Religious Understanding.  In Rūh al-Dín: Islam and the Religio Perennis, I:1 (2005), pp. 1-13.

Ibn ‘Arabī’s Rhetoric of Realisation: Keys to Reading and ‘Translating’ theMeccan Illuminations.  Part I in Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XXXIII (2003), pp. 54-99; Part II, vol. XXXIV (2003), pp. 103-145.

Understanding Religion and Inter-Religious Understanding: Four Classical Muslim Thinkers.  Monograph: Kuala Lumpur, Center for Civilisational Dialogue, 2003.

Rhetoric and Realisation in Ibn ‘Arabi: How Can We Communicate His Meanings Today?  In Ibn ‘Arabī and the World Today, ed. M. Mesbahi, pp. 62-77.  Rabat, Mohammed V University, 2003.

L’éveil de l’intelligence spirituelle et les dimensions du processus éthique selon Ostad Elahi.  Chapter 7, pp. 86-98, in Dieu a-t-il sa place dans l’éthique?, Paris, l’Harmattan, 2002.

The Unique Opportunities and Challenges Facing American Muslims in the New Century.  In The American Muslim (online), vol. 12 (2002), pp. 17-26.

Tadhakkur va Dhikr: mabānī-yi ma’navī-yi hunar-i islāmī [“Remembrance and Repetition: The Spiritual Foundations of Islamic Aesthetics”].  In Nāmih-yi Farhangistān-i Ulūm (Journal of the Iranian Academy of Arts and Sciences), vol. 14-15 (1378 h.s./2001), pp. 78-87.

 Ibn ‘Arabī’s Messianic Secret: From “The Mahdī” to the Imamate of Every Soul.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī Society, vol. XXX (2001), pp. 1-19.

 Ibn 'Arabī in the "Far West": Visible and Invisible Influences.  In Journal of the Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society, XXIX (2001), pp. 87-122.

Qur’an Translation and the Challenge of Communication: Toward a ‘Literal’ (Study) Version of the Qur’an. In Journal of Qur’anic Studies, vol. 2:2 (2000), pp. 53-68.

 Introducing Ibn ‘Arabī’s “Book of Spiritual Advice”.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society,  vol. XXVIII (2000), pp. 1-18. 

 Remembrance and Repetition: The Spiritual Foundations of Islamic Aesthetics.  In Sufi Magazine, no. 47 (2000), pp. 15-19.

Except His Face...”: The Political and Aesthetic Dimensions of Ibn ‘Arabi’s Legacy.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XXIII (1998), pp. 19-31.

“The Most Beautiful of Tales”: The Story of Joseph in the Qur’an.  In Windows on the House of Islam: Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life, ed. John Renard, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1998, pp. 6-23.

 The Continuing Relevance of Qaysari’s Thought: Divine Imagination and the Foundation of Natural Spirituality.  In Papers of the International Symposium on Islamic Thought in the XIIIth and XIVth Centuries and Daud al-Qaysari, ed. T. Koç, Kayseri (Turkey), 1998, pp. 161-171.

 “He moves you through the Land and Sea...”: Learning From the Earthly Journey.  Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī Society, vol. XVIII (1996), pp. 1-30.

La Pensée d’Ostād Elahi.  In Le Spirituel: Pluralité et Unité, Cahiers d’Anthropologie Religieuse (ed. M. Meslin), tome 5, Paris, Presses de l’Université, 1996. pp. 137-147.

 Spiritual Imagination and the “Liminal” World: Ibn ‘Arabī on the Barzakh.  In POSTDATA (Madrid), vol. 15, no. 2 (1995), pp. 42-49 and 104-109.

 Theophany or "Pantheism"?: the Importance of Balyānī's Risālat al-Ahadīya, and “la description de abū ‘abdallāh balyānī par jāmī.”  In Horizons Maghrébins (Toulouse), special festschrift issue for Michel Chodkiewicz, no. 30 (1995), pp. 43-50 and 51-54.

Seeking God's Face...”: Ibn ‘Arabī on Right Action and Theophanic Vision.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XVI (1994), pp. 1-34 and vol. XVII (1995), pp.  1-39.

Dramatizing the Sura of Joseph: An Introduction to the Islamic Humanities.  In Annemarie Schimmel Festschrift, special issue of Journal of Turkish Studies (Harvard), vol. 18 (1994), pp. 201-224.

 Seeing Past the Shadows: Ibn 'Arabī's "Divine Comedy".  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society XII (1993), pp. 50-69.

Situating Islamic “Mysticism”: Between Written Traditions and Popular Spirituality.  In Mystics of the Book: Themes, Topics and Typologies, ed. R. Herrera, New York/Berlin, Peter Lang, 1993, pp. 293-334.

 How to Study the Futūhāt: Ibn 'Arabī’s Own Advice.  In Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabī: 750th Anniversary Commemoration Volume, ed. S. Hirtenstein and M. Tiernan, Shaftesbury/ Rockport, Element Books, 1993, pp. 73-89.

 Listening For God: Prayer and the Heart in the Futūhāt.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society XIII (1993), pp. 19-53.

The Philosopher-Prophet in Avicenna's Political Philosophy.  Chapter 4 of The Political Aspects of Islamic Philosophy, ed. C. Butterworth, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1992, pp. 142-188.

The Basic Structure of ‘Attār's ‘Conference of the Birds’: An Introduction.  In Sufi: A Journal of Sufism, no. 7 (1990), pp. 10-14.

 Ibn‘Arabī's “Esotericism”: The Problem of Spiritual Authority.  In Studia Islamica, LXXI (1990), pp. 37-64.

Reading‘Attār's‘Conference of the Birds’.  In Approaches to the Asian Classics, ed. Wm. Theodore de Bary and Irene Bloom.  N.Y., Columbia University Press, 1990, pp. 77-85.

 The Spiritual Ascension: Ibn‘Arabī and the Mi‘rāj.  In Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 107 (1987), pp. 629-652, and vol. 108 (1988), pp. 63-77. 

 Ibn‘Arabī and His Interpreters.  In Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 106 (1986), pp. 539-551 and pp. 733-756, and vol. 107 (1987), pp. 101-119.

"He who speaks does not know...": Some Remarks by Ghazālī.  In Studies in Mystical Literature, Vol. 5 (1985/appeared in 1987), pp. 1-20.


Songs and Interrogations: Rumi’s Dialogues With God, preface to Songs From Rumi’s Dīvān, tr. I. Anvar and A. Tweedy, forthcoming, 2008..

Symphonie du Soufisme, symphonie de l’Esprit, postface for French translation of Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, In Search of the Hidden Treasure: A Conference of Sufis, forthcoming Paris, 2007.

Enterpiece: the Art of the Islamic Door, in Boston College Magazine, Fall 2006, pp. 60-61.

Doors to Islamic Civilization, audio presentation for Cosmophilia: Islamic Art from the David Collection.  Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, September-December 2006.

Eschatology and Spiritual Realisation in Ibn ‘Arabi’s ‘Meccan Illuminations,’in Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi Society Newsletter, vol. 19 (summer 2003), pp. 8-10.

 An Essential Translator: Perceptions and Interpretations—Ibn ‘Arabi in the Islamic world today, in Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi Society Newsletter, vol. 18 (summer 2002), pp. 15-16, 20-24.

The Sacred Year in Islam, in Peacework, Issue 301 (December 1999/January 2000), pp. 8-9.

 Body of Light: Ibn ‘Arabi’s Account of His Father’s Death.  In Newsletter of the M. Ibn ‘Arabi Society, Oxford, Spring 1999, p. 4.

Ibn ‘Arabī wa-l-khayāl al-ilāhī (‘Ibn ‘Arabi and the Divine ‘Imagination’’), pp. 10-11 in Akhbār al-Adab (‘Literary News,’ the major Egyptian literary magazine), Cairo, no. 237, January 25, 1998.

Voyage au pays des Awliyas (= saints) [ interview concerning my comparative research on pilgrimage and related devotional practices in Morocco] in Le Quotidien Magazine (‘arts et culture’ section), no. 509 (January 16-22, 1998), Casablanca, Morocco, pp. 21-22.

 “From the Heart to the Throne”: The Spiritual Journey in a Nutshell (chapter 72 of al-Futūhāt al-Makkīya), pp. 1-2 in the Newsletter of the Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi Society, Oxford, Autumn, 1994.

 ‘Irfān o Tamaddun (‘Spirituality and Civilization’).  Cover story and interview in Kayhān-i Farhangī, (‘Cultural World,’ Iran’s leading cultural journal), vol. 11, Tīr 1373 (June, 1994),  pp. 11-17.

Islamic Culture in World Civilization.  English resumé (p. 5) and longer Persian summary (pp. 162-69) in Nāmeh-ye Farhang (‘Journal of Cultural Studies’), no. 12 (March, 1994).

Islām, Farhang o Tamaddun (‘Islam as Culture and Civilization’).  Interview in Nāmeh-ye Farhang, no. 12 (March, 1994), pp. 35-41.

 Some Dreams of Ibn ‘Arabī (from his Risālat al-Mubashshirāt), pp. 1-3  in the Newsletter of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society (Oxford), Autumn, 1993.

Woven Music: Remembrance and Repetition in Islamic Art.  Program for exhibition ‘Order and Rhythm: Carpets from the Islamic World,’ at Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, Sept.-Nov., 1993.

Taqīyah.  In The Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. Mircea Eliade, et. al., vol. 14, pp. 337-338.  N.Y., Macmillan, 1987.


Fazlallah Astarabadi and the Hurufis, by Shahzad Bashir.  Oxford, Oneworld, 2005.  To appear in Iranian Studies, vol.    (2008), pp.    .

Sufism and Deconstruction: A comparative study of Derrida and Ibn ‘Arabi, by Ian Almond, London, Routledge, London, 2004.  To appear in International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 38.1 (2006), pp.  164-165.

Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions: The Nūrbakhshīya Between Medieval and Modern Islam, by Shahzad Bashir,  Columbia, University of South Carolina Press, 2003.  In Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, vol. 16.4  (2005), pp.  451-452.

Revelation, Intellectual Intuition and Reason in the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra, by Zailan Moris, London, Routledge Curzon, 2003.  In Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 16 (2005), pp. 360-362.

Sufi Metaphysics and the Qur’ānic Prophets, by Ronald L. Nettler, Cambridge, Islamic Texts Society, 2003.  In Transcendent Philosophy: An International Journal for Comparative Philosophy and Mysticism, vol. 5 (2005), pp. 265-271.

Divine Sayings: The Mishkāt al-Anwār of Ibn ‘Arabī, translation and Arabic ed. by Stephen Hirtenstein and Martin Notcutt, Oxford, Anqa Publishing, 2005.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XXXVII  (2005), pp. 130-134.

Ecstasy and Enlightenment: The Ismaili Devotional Literature of South Asia, by Ali S. Asani, London, I. B. Tauris, 2002.  In the Journal of Semitic Studies (2004), pp. 150-152.

Ibn ‘Arabi: Urwolke und Welt—Mystische Texte des Gröβten Meisters, translated by Alma Giese, Munich, C.H.Beck, 2002.   In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī Society, vol. XXXIII (2003), pp. 99-103.

 Islamic Mysticism Contested: Thirteen Centuries of Controversies and Polemics, ed. Jong and B. Radtke.  Leiden, Brill, 1999.  In Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, vol. 13.2  (2002), pp. 237-239.

Manjhan, Madhumālatī: An Indian Sufi Romance, translated by Simon Weightman and Aditya Behl, with S.M. Pandey.  Oxford, Oxford World’s Classics, 2000.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī Society, vol. XXXI (2002), pp. 107-111.

The Philosophy of Seyyed Hossein Nasr, ed. L.E. Hahn, R. E. Auxier, and L. W. Stone, Jr.  Chicago, Open Court, 2001.  In Transcendent Philosophy: An International Journal for Comparative Philosophy and Mysticism, vol. 3 (2002), pp.  196-201.

 Ibn ‘Arabī: Contemplation of the Holy Mysteries and the Rising of the Divine Lights, translated by Cecilia Twinch and Pablo Beneito, Oxford, Anqa Publishing, 2001.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XXXI (2002), pp. 103-107.

A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, by Oliver Leaman. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1999.  In Bulletin of the School of Oriental & African Studies, vol. 65.2 (2002), pp. 388-399.   

 Islamic Mysticism Contested: Thirteen Centuries of Controversies & Polemics, ed. Frederic de Jong & Bernd Radtke.  Leiden, Brill, 1999.  In Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, vol. 13, no. 2  (2002), pp. 237-239.

Readings in the Qur’an, selected and translated by Kenneth Cragg, Brighton, Sussex Academic Press, 1999 (repr.).  In Journal of Qur’anic Studies, vol. II, no. 1 (2000), pp. 136-139.  

Longer critical appraisals of three works by Henry Corbin on the Institute of Ismaili Studies website (, 2000. Temple and Contemplation, translated by Philip Sherrard, London, Kegan Paul International, 1993; Cyclical Time and Ismaili Gnosis, tr. R. Manheim, London, Kegan Paul International, 1983; and History of Islamic Philosophy, tr. P. Sherrard, London, Kegan Paul International, 1986.

 Ibn ‘Arabi and the Later Islamic Tradition: The Making of a Polemical Image in Medieval Islam, by Alexander Knysh, Albany, SUNY Press, 1999.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society,  vol. XXVII (2000), pp. 75-81.

 The Unlimited Mercifier: The Spiritual Life and Thought of Ibn ‘Arabī, by Stephen Hirtenstein, Oxford, Anqa Publishers/White Cloud Press, 1999.  In The Expository Times, vol. 111, no. 2   (August 2000),  page 395.

Doors of the Kingdom, photographs by Hajjar Gouverneur; calligraphy by M. Zakariya.  In Parabola, vol. 24, no. 4 (Winter, 1999), pp. 94-100.

 Ibn ‘Arabi et le Voyage sans Retour, by Claude Addas, Paris, Editions du Seuil, 1996.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn 'Arabī Society, vol. XXIII (1998), pp. 90-92.

 Un Ocèan sans rivage: Ibn 'Arabī, le livre et la loi, by Michel Chodkiewicz, Paris, Seuil, 1992.  In Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 116 (1996), pp. .

 Le Livre de devoilement des fruits du voyage, d’Ibn ‘Arabi.  Edition and translation by Denis Gril, Combas, éditions de l’éclat, 1994.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XVII (1995), pp.103-105.

 Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth: From Mazdean Iran to Shī‘ite Iran, by Henry Corbin (tr. N. Pearson), Princeton, 1977 (pb. 1989).  In Iranian Studies, vol. 28 (1995), pp. 110-111.

 An Ocean Without Shore: Ibn Arabi, The Book, and the Law, by Michel Chodkiewicz (tr. D. Streight), Albany, SUNY Press, 1993.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XV (1995), pp. 87-90.

Ethical Theories in Islam, by Majid Fakhry, Leiden, Brill, 1991. In Middle East Journal, vol. 47 (1993), pp. 234-235.

 The Sufi Path of Knowledge: Ibn ‘Arabī's Metaphysics of the Imagination, by William Chittick, Albany, 1989.  In Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 111.3 (1991), pp. 601-602.

 La vie merveilleuse de Dhū-l-Nūn l'Egyptien, by Ibn ‘Arabī, tr. Roger Deladrière, Paris, Sindbad, 1988.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. X (1991), pp. 71-74.

The Concise Encyclopedia of Islam, by Cyril Glassé, San Francisco, Harper and Row, 1989.  In The Journal of Religion, vol. 70, no. 2 (1990), pp. 305-306.

 Traité de l'amour, d'Ibn ‘Arabī, tr. Maurice Gloton, Paris, 1986.  In Journal of the Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. XI (1989), pp. 77-79.

The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam: Religion, Political Order, and Societal Change in Shi'ite Iran from the Beginning to 1980, by S. A. Arjomand, Chicago, 1984.  In History of Religions, vol. 29, no. 2 (1989), p. 192.

 Ibn ‘Arabī, ou la quête du soufre rouge, by Claude Addas, Paris, Gallimard, 1988.  In Studia Islamica, vol. LXX (1989), pp. 185-187.

Les noms divins en Islam: exégèse lexicographique et théologique, by Daniel Gimaret, Paris, éditions du Cerf, 1988.  In the Bulletin critique des Annales Islamologiques, Cairo, vol. VI (1989), pp. 47-48.  [In French.]

 Mirror of the Intellect: Essays on Traditional Science and Sacred Art, by T. Burckhardt, tr. and ed. W. Stoddart, Albany, 1987.  In Critical Review of Books in Religion-1989 (annual supplement to the JAAR/SBL), pp. 470-472.

Memoir of a Friend: Louis Massignon, by Herbert Mason, Notre Dame Univ. Press, 1988.  In The Middle East Journal, vol. 43, no. 3 (1989), p. 549.

Le livre de la sagesse orientale, de S. Y. Sohrāvardī, avec Commentaires de Qotboddīn Shīrāzī and Mollā Sadrā Shīrāzī, tr. Henry Corbin, Paris, 1987.  In Studia Islamica, vol. LXVII (1988), pp. 110-118.

Poésie esotérique ismaïlienne: La Tā’iyya de ‘Amir b. ‘Amir al‑Basrī, tr. and ed. by Yves Marquet, Paris, 1985.  In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, vol. XXII (1988), pp. 101-102.

The History of al-Tabarī, Vol. XXXVII (‘The ‘Abbāsid Recovery’), tr. Philip M. Fields, Albany, 1987.  In Irān-Nāmeh, vol. VI (1988), pp. 507-508. [In Persian.]

 La destinée de l'homme selon Avicenne: Le retour à Dieu (ma'ād) et l'imagination, by Jean Michot, Louvain, 1987.  In the Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 107 (1987), no. 4, pp. 815-817.

 La Risāla de Safī al-Dīn Ibn Abī l-Mansūr Ibn Zāfir: Biographies des maītres spirituels connus par un cheikh égyptien du viie/xiiie siècle, introduction, edition and translation by Denis Gril, Cairo, 1986.  In Studia Islamica, vol. LXV (1987), pp. 171-173.

 ‘Le Kitāb al‑Inbāh 'alā Tarīq Allāh de 'Abdallāh Badr al‑Habashī: un témoignage de l'enseignement spirituel de Muhyī l-Dīn Ibn 'Arabī,’ ed. and tr. by Denis Gril, Annales Islamologiques XV, Cairo, 1979.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. VI (1987), pp. 61-64.

Histoire de la philosophie islamique (expanded edition, including Part II on later Islamic thought originally published in the Encyclopédie de la Pléiade), by Henry Corbin, Paris, Gallimard, 1986.  In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, vol. 21 (1987), pp. 84-85.

Le ‘Bulletin critique’ des Annales Islamologiques (volumes I-IV).  In the Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, vol. 21 (1987), pp. 82-83 and vol. 22 (1988), p. 124 (addendum).

Le Révélateur des Mystères (Kāshif al‑Asrār) de Nūruddīn Isfarāyinī, tr., ed. and introductory study by Hermann Landolt, Paris, 1986.  In Studia Islamica, LXIV (1986), pp. 179-181.

 Le Sceau des saints: prophétie et sainteté dans la doctrine d’Ibn ‘Arabī, by Michel Chodkiewicz, Paris, 1986.  In Studia Islamica, LXIII (1986), pp. 182-185.

 La Niche des lumières: 101 saintes paroles prophétiques...[= the Mishkāt al‑Anwār of Ibn ‘Arabī], tr. M. Vālsan, Paris, 1983; and Divine Word and Prophetic Word in early Islam, by W. A. Graham, Paris/the Hague, 1977.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. V (1986), pp. 66-68.

Notice of L'alchimie du bonheur parfait d’Ibn 'Arabī, tr. S. Ruspoli, in Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 2 (1985), pp. 239-241.

Theodicy in Islamic Thought: The Dispute over al‑Ghazālī's "Best of All Possible Worlds," by E.L. Ormsby, Princeton, 1985.  In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 1 (1985), pp. 109-112.

L'alchimie du bonheur parfait, par Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī, tr. S. Ruspoli, Paris, 1981.  In Journal of the Muhyiddīn Ibn ‘Arabī Society, vol. IV (1985), pp. 59-64.

Anthologie des philosophes iraniens, tome II, ed. Henry Corbin and Jalāloddīn Ashtiyānī, Tehran/Paris, 1975.  In Sophia Perennis, Vol. III, no. 1 (1977), pp. 128-131.

Mystical Dimensions of Islam, by Annemarie Schimmel, Chapel Hill, 1975.  In Sophia Perennis, Vol. II, no. 2 (1976), pp. 117-118.

La philosophie islamique depuis la mort d'Averroës jusqu'à nos jours (Histoire de la philosophie, t. III, in Encyclopédie de la Pléiade), by Henry Corbin, Paris, 1974.  In Sophia Perennis, Vol. II, no. 1 (1976), pp. 120-123.

Existence and Logic, by Milton Munitz, New York, 1974.  In Sophia Perennis, Vol. II, no. 1 (Spring, 1976), pp. 124-126.