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Dreams and visions in Islamic societies

Author: Özgen Felek; Alexander D Knysh
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Özgen Felek; Alexander D Knysh
ISBN: 9781438439938 1438439938 9781438439945 1438439946
OCLC Number: 707887002
Description: xi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dreams and visions in Islamic societies : an introduction / Alexander D. Knysh --
Dreaming the truth in the S̄īra of Ibn Hishām / Sarah Mirza --
Dreaming Ḥanabalites : dream-tales in prosopographical dictionaries / Maxim Romanov --
Numinous vision, messianic encounters : typological representations in a version of the Prophet's ḥadīth al-ruʼyā and in visions and dreams of the Hidden Imam / Omid Ghaemmaghami --
Dreaming the elixir of knowledge : how a seventeenth-century poet from Herat got his name and fame / Derek J. Mancini-Lander --
Dreaming ʻOs̲māns : of history and meaning / Gottfried Hagen --
Sometimes a dream is just a dream : inculcating a "proper" perspective on dream interpretation / Fareeha Khan --
Dreams online : contemporary appearances of the Prophet in dreams / Leah Kinberg --
Transforming contexts of dream interpretation in Dubai / Muhammad alZekri --
Dreams and their interpretation in Sufi thought and practice / Jonathan G. Katz --
Behind the veil of the unseen : dreams and dreaming in the classical and medieval Sufi tradition / Erik S. Ohlander --
Witnessing the lights of the heavenly dominion : dreams, visions and mystical exegeses of Shams al-Dīn al-Daylamī / Elizabeth R. Alexandrin --
Narrating sight : dreaming as visual training in Persianate Sufi hagiography / Shahzad Bashir --
(Re)creating image and identity : dreams and visions as a means of Murād III's self-fashioning / Özgen Felek --
The visionaries of a Ṭarīqa : the Uwaysī Sufis of Shāhjahānābād / Meenakshi Khanna.
Responsibility: edited by Özgen Felek and Alexander D. Knysh.

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