Mulla Sadra & Islamic Existentialism – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

This has been one of the most requested videos on the channel since its inception, so it is finally time to talk about Mulla Sadra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMPB6Wj3Fwc Music by Filip Holm Sources/Recommended Reading: Adamson, Peter (ed.) (2005). “The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy”. Cambridge University Press. Chittick, William (1998). "The Self-Disclosure of God: Principles of Ibn… Continue lendo Mulla Sadra & Islamic Existentialism – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

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“Are all things empty? – Nagarjuna & The Buddhist Middle Way” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

In this episode, we explore the teachings of the Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna and his school, known as Madhyamika, or "The Middle Way". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWZ-OnmKl70 Sources/Suggested Reading: Siderits, Mark & Shoryu Katsura (Translated by) (2013). Nagarjuna's Middle Way: The Mulamadhyamakakarika. Classics of Indian Buddhism. Wisdom Publications. Westerhoff, Jan (2009). Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction. Oxford University Press.… Continue lendo “Are all things empty? – Nagarjuna & The Buddhist Middle Way” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

“The Jewish-Sufi Mystics of Medieval Egypt” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

As part of a three-part collaboration with Esoterica & Seekers of Unity, this episode explores the life, teachings and movement of Abraham Maimonides, the son of the much more famous Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides (d. 1204). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lowYbUsUlKw Sources/Suggested Reading: Idel, Moshe (1987). The Mystical Experience in Abraham Abulafia. State University of New York Press Kraemer,… Continue lendo “The Jewish-Sufi Mystics of Medieval Egypt” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

“Meister Eckhart & Christian Mysticism” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

Meister Eckhart is an influential, and often surprising, Christian theologian / philosopher / mystic whose writings & sermons have both inspired future thinkers in the catholic church, but also been condemned by the pope as heretical. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg0c32KbA-g&t=593s Sources / Further Reading: McGinn, Bernard (2003). The Mystical Thought of Meister Eckhart: The Man from Whom God… Continue lendo “Meister Eckhart & Christian Mysticism” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

How is Sufism related to Islam? – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dflhkfF558c Today we talk about an often asked question - what is the relatioship between Sufism and Islam? Are they the same thing or is there some difference? Sources/Suggested Reading: Karamustafa, Ahmet T. (2007). Sufism: The Formative Period. Edinburgh University Press. Knysh, Alexander (2017). Sufism : A New History of Islamic Mysticism. Princeton University Press.… Continue lendo How is Sufism related to Islam? – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

“Suhrawardi & The Philosophy of Illumination” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbD8vfzsEHA It's finally time to talk about Suhrawardi, one of the most fascinating philosophers of the middle ages. ~ Let's Talk Religion Sources/Suggested Reading: Suhrawardi (1187). "The Philosophy of Illumination". Translated by John Walbridge & Hossein Ziai. Islamic Translation Series. University of Chicago Press. Walbridge, John (2005). "Suhrawardi & Illuminationism". In "The Cambridge Companion to… Continue lendo “Suhrawardi & The Philosophy of Illumination” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion