Dreams, Sufism and Sainthood: The Visionary Career of Muhammad Al-Zawawi
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BeschreibungBased on Muhammad al-Zawawi's extraordinary diary of 109 dream conversations with the Prophet Muhammad, this study provides an intimate view of 15th-century North African sufism and Muslim society.
PortraitJonathan G. Katz, Ph.D. (1990) in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, is an Assistant Professor of History at Oregon State University. He has published many articles on dreams and visions in Islam.
Pressestimmen'"...Katz makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of the development of Sufi thought." Jamil M. Abun-Nasr, "The Maghreb Review", 1997. '"Katz has opened an impressive window into a phenomenon rarely broached in Western religious life...Al-Zaw w should be pleased that, with Katz's aid, he has now reached an audience befitting his own highly prized state: a "wal truly for the world.' Earle H. Waugh, "History of Religions", 1998. '"...an informative and often insightful treatment of this subject."' Carl Olson, "Journal of the American Academy of Religion", 1997.
Untertitel: 'Numen Books: Studies in the Hi'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BRILL ACADEMIC PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1996
Seitenanzahl: 260 Seiten