The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection / Edition 1

The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection / Edition 1

by Jane I. Smith, Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195156498

ISBN-13: 9780195156492

Pub. Date: 11/21/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides a thorough and accessible guide to belief about the afterlife in the Sunni Muslim tradition. Drawing on the Qur'an, traditions, creeds, and theological commentaries, as well as interviews with Muslim clerics, the authors offer an overview of the Islamic eschatological narrative, describing the understanding of events beginning with the death of

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This book provides a thorough and accessible guide to belief about the afterlife in the Sunni Muslim tradition. Drawing on the Qur'an, traditions, creeds, and theological commentaries, as well as interviews with Muslim clerics, the authors offer an overview of the Islamic eschatological narrative, describing the understanding of events beginning with the death of the individual and ending with habitation in the final abodes of recompense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195156492
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/21/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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