Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns: The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam

Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns: The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam

by Brooke Olson Vuckovic

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Overview

This book examines how an elite group of traditionists, historians and theologians shaped Muslims' perceptions of their prophet, their community and their behavior by retelling and interpreting the story of Muhammad's ascent to heaven (the mi'raj).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135885236
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/01/2004
Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 188
File size: 274 KB

About the Author

Brooke Olson Vuckovic is currently Vice President of Course Development at Cardean University. Prior to joining Cardean, she was manageing director of Writing Unlimited, a writing consulting group. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where she taught in the Divinity School, the College, and the Graduate School of Business.

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