The Resource And Muhammad is his messenger: : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety, (ebook)

And Muhammad is his messenger: : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety, (ebook)

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And Muhammad is his messenger: : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety
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And Muhammad is his messenger:
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the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety
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eng
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The important role of the Prophet Muhammad in the everyday lives of Muslims is usually overlooked by Western scholars and has consequently never been understood by the Western world. Using original sources in the various Islamic languages, Annemarie Schimmel explains the central place of Muhammad in Muslim life, mystical thought, and poetry. She sees the veneration of Muhammad as having many parallels in other major religions. In order to understand Muslim piety it is necessary to take into account the long history of the veneration of Muhammad. Schimmel discusses aspects of his life, birth, marriage, miracles, and heavenly journey, all of which became subjects for religious devotions. By using poetic texts and artistic expressions and by examining daily Muslim religious practices, Schimmel shows us the gentler side of Islamic religious culture, providing a much-needed understanding of religion as it is experienced and practiced in the Islamic world. This is the first book in English to deal with all aspects of the veneration of the Prophet Muhammad. It is an expanded version of Schimmel's Und Muhammad Ist Sein Prophet, originally published in German in 1981
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Schimmel, Annemarie
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Studies in religion
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  • Muohammad
  • Muòhammad
  • Muòhammad
  • Islamic civilization
  • Islamic poetry
  • Islam
  • Biography
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adult
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And Muhammad is his messenger: : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety, (ebook)
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9781469619606
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11808636
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remote
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11808636
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MWT11808636
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
And Muhammad is his messenger: : the veneration of the Prophet in Islamic piety, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469619606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808636
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808636
System control number
MWT11808636
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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