Sunday, March 25, 2012
Farhana Mayer: "Mystical Hermeneutics and Cosmology in the Tafsir Ascribed by Sufis to Ja'far al-Sadiq"
Farhana Mayer presents "Mystical Hermeneutics and Cosmology in the Tafsir Ascribed by the Sufis to Ja'far al-Sadiq" (continued in the next clip) to start the conference's fifth panel, titled "Sufi Perspectives on the Qur'an".
Farhana Mayer is Editor in the Qur'anic Studies Unit at the Institute of Ismaili Studies. She received her M.A. in Arabic and Islamic studies from the University of Oxford, and has a book entitled "Spiritual Gems from Ja'far al-Sadiq" (2010). She has given talks at various universities and conferences, focusing on mystical interpretations of the Qur'an.
Recorded on October 24, 2010.