Seven doors to Islam : spirituality and the religious life of Muslims /

Reveals the religious worldview and spiritual tradition of the world's one billion Muslims. Spanning the breadth of Islamic civilization from Morocco to Indonesia, this book demonstrates how Muslims have used the literary and visual arts in all their richness and diversity to communicate religi...

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Author / Creator: Renard, John, 1944-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Foundations prophetic revelation
  • Devotion, ritual and personal prayer
  • Inspiration edification and ethics
  • Aesthetics from allegory to arabesque
  • Community society, institutions, and patronage
  • Pedagogy fanning spark into flame
  • Experience testimony, paradigm, and critique
  • Reprise: Joseph of the seven doors.