1Sahil Badruddin = ""Furthermore, Christ is kindred to the Spirit of God and the Word of God, for it was blown into
Mary so he would grow and be born. You should know that all the religious Laws are like
bodies for the Word of God, and the Word of God is like the Spirit animating all the religious
Abu Yaqub al-Sijistani, Kashf al-Mahjub, Discourse 6, transl. Paul Walker, published in An Anthology of
Philosophy in Persia, Volume II, ed. Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Mehdi Aminrazavi, 114.