Introduction to Traditional Islam: Foundations, Art and Spirituality

Introduction to Traditional Islam: Foundations, Art and Spirituality

by Jean-Louis Michon

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Introduction to Traditional Islam: Foundations, Art and Spirituality by Jean-Louis Michon

Behind the clamorous headlines of militant and political Islam lies a more serene and cultivated form of traditional Islam. Jean-Louis Michon, a UNESCO advisor tasked with preserving the architectural and artistic heritage of Islam, unveils this lesser-known dimension of the world's second largest religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935493273
Publisher: World Wisdom
Publication date: 07/30/2008
Series: Perennial Philosophy Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Jean-Louis Michon is a traditionalist French scholar who specializes in Islam in North Africa, Islamic art, and Sufism. For 8 years he was the Chief Technical Advisor to the Moroccan government on Unesco/UNDP projects for the preservation of the architectural and artistic heritage of Islam. He currently lives in Chambesy, Switzerland.

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