Maria Dakake presents at the Ibn `Arabi Society

Dr. Dakake was one of five invited speakers and workshop leaders for the annual Ibn `Arabi Society Conference, held this year at Zaytuna University in Berkeley, CA on November 14-15, 2014. The conference theme was "Symbols of Transformation: Jesus and Mary in the Thought of Ibn `Arabi." She delivered the paper, "Mary: Pious Woman, Saint, or Prophet?" in which she explored Ibn `Arabi's contributions to the debate about the status of Mary in the Islamic tradition. Her paper will be published in the Ibn `Arabi Society journal next year.