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hikma  Term Image (ḥikma) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
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Short Description: Literally, "wisdom."
Long Description: Literally, "wisdom." In the Islamic intellectual tradition it came to denote that form of theosophy which was a synthesis of philosophy, mysticism (or Sufism), and the religious sciences.
Source(s): Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition, edited by Dr. Joseph Lumbard
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms