عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Orientalism and Islamology in the acadmic spheres of the world have always
encountered by different reactions of the East. Some consider the scholars of such
disciplines as the political collaborators of their respective governments in pursuing
colonial purposes. Some others regard the Orientalists as adversaries. Still others,
including Annemari Schimmel, believe that the East and the west are inseparable.
This paper in the first place recognizes three kinds of approaches in Orientalism: the
first approach to the East is based on such books as “the Arabian Nights”; the
second approach is through the study of theology and Abrahamic religions, and the
third one is conjoined with absorption and love, which is adopted by Schimmel.
Then, it proceeds to introduce her approach to Islam and the features o her Islamic