chapter  18
Mysticism in Arabic Writing
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Where there are secrets, efforts are always made to reveal them. This is what is meant by the title 'Mysticism in Arabic writing'. In want of divine aid I cannot aim at disclosing the secret ofletters in the following paper. I shall, however, endeavour to present an outline of the different mystical activities concerned with Arabic writing, analyzing the different features of this writing and trying to connect them to the emergence of these different activities.