Celebrating Muhammad: Images of the Prophet in Popular Muslim Poetry

Celebrating Muhammad: Images of the Prophet in Popular Muslim Poetry

by Ali S. Asani, Kamal Abdel-Malek
     
 

Celebrating Muhammad examines a vital but often misunderstood aspect of Islamic piety - the deeply felt love and devotion of contemporary Muslims for the Prophet Muhammad and the importance that this devotion plays in their daily religious lives. Ali S. Asani and Kamal Abdel-Malek examine various portrayals of the Prophet found in Islamic poetry to reveal the… See more details below

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Celebrating Muhammad examines a vital but often misunderstood aspect of Islamic piety - the deeply felt love and devotion of contemporary Muslims for the Prophet Muhammad and the importance that this devotion plays in their daily religious lives. Ali S. Asani and Kamal Abdel-Malek examine various portrayals of the Prophet found in Islamic poetry to reveal the significant impact of local cultural and literary idioms on Muslim expressions of admiration for Muhammad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570030505
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Series:
Studies in Comparative Religion
Pages:
125

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