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

Author: John Renard
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 religious values. Each of the seven chapters opens a "door" that leads progressively closer to the very heart of Islam, from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Renard, John, 1944-
Seven doors to Islam.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95045130
(OCoLC)33357228
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Renard
ISBN: 9780520917477 0520917472 0585079161 9780585079165
OCLC Number: 44959333
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 333 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
Responsibility: John Renard.

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