The Green Man of the Islamic Tradition

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Abstract

This article interprets the scriptural and folkloric manifestations of the archetypal Green Man of the Islamic Tradition who is an aid to those in peril and a spiritual guide to the pious. I explain how the Qur'anic Green Man story portrays Sufism's master-disciple relationship.
Original languageEnglish
Pages20-28
Volume15
No6
Specialist publicationThe refereed "Folkroots" section of "Realms of Fantasy"
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

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