Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam / Edition 1

Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam / Edition 1

by Annemarie Schimmel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791419827

ISBN-13: 9780791419823

Pub. Date: 09/30/1994

Publisher: State University of New York Press

'This is one of Schimmel's most important books. It sums up a lifetime of scholarship on Islam and, more importantly, it puts her understanding of Islam into a phenomenological framework that will readily be appreciated by scholars and students of other religious traditions. It will be looked back upon as a landmark in bringing Islamic Studies into the mainstream of

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'This is one of Schimmel's most important books. It sums up a lifetime of scholarship on Islam and, more importantly, it puts her understanding of Islam into a phenomenological framework that will readily be appreciated by scholars and students of other religious traditions. It will be looked back upon as a landmark in bringing Islamic Studies into the mainstream of religious studies.' -William C. Chittick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791419823
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
09/30/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,238,824
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Preface

Introduction

I. Sacred Aspects of Nature and Culture

II. Sacred Space and Time

III. Sacred Action

IV. The Word and the Script

V. Individual and Society

VI. God and His Creation: Eschatology

VII. How to Approach Islam?

Bibliography

Indices

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