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  • Author:
    John Renard
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    0520209761
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    University of California Press (June 18, 1998)
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    450 pages
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Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims. A companion volume to Seven Doors to Islam, Windows on the House of Islam is the first book of its kind to integrate such a wide range of literary and visual forms.

Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims. It serves as both an introduction to Islamic religious primary sources as well as a supplement to general works on Islamic religion, spirituality, and culture. John Renard is the author of: In the Footsteps of Muhammad : Understanding Islamic Experience (1992), Islam and the Heroic Image : Themes in Literature and the Visual Arts (1993), and All the King's Falcons : Rumi on Prophets and Revelation (1994).

This volume and its companion, John Renard's 1996 book, Seven Doors to Islam, are the only .

Together they offer a superb introduction to the primary religious sources as well as a general understanding of Islamic spirituality and culture.

Political liberalism in muslim societies. Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims. By Renard John March 1997 · Horizons. spirituality and its immense importance in the life of a practicing ageing Muslim. Consequently, it will help care providers to include appropriate spiritual care in the care repertoire of a Muslim care recipient.

In addition, more than five dozen illustrations thematically document a full range of artistic forms and historical periods, from ritual objects and architecture to manuscripts of religious texts.

John Renard is Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University. His previous books include All the King's Falcons: Rumi on Prophets and Revelation (1994) and Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims (California, 1996). Библиографические данные. Windows on the House of Islam: Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life.

Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life. Published June 18, 1998 by University of California Press. The House of Islam rests on the threefold foundation of a sacred scripture, the prophetic sayings of Muhammad, and a sophisticated tradition of exegesis, or interpretation of the sacred tests.

Windows on the House of Islam: Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life

Windows on the House of Islam: Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. An article on the use of art for religious pedagogy by the Sri Lankan sage Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (d. 1986) and a selection from the Persian Lexicon of Mystical Terms of Sayyid Ja'far Sajjadi (d. 1996) illustrate the up-to-date character of this anthology.

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Muslims believe that Asiya came from a rich family and that she was a very beautiful and generous woman. Renard, John (1998). University of California Press. Her marriage to the Pharaoh was arranged. Unlike her husband, she was humble and accepted the faith that Moses and Aaron were preaching. Although she had exceeding wealth, she was not arrogant like the Pharaoh. She realized that faith was far more important and was thus exalted by God amongst the women of her generation.

Over the centuries and across the globe, Muslim authors and artists have given moving testimony to their experience of being members of the Islamic community. Their many vantage points come together in this collection, one that represents major Islamic groups from the past through the present and covers a range of themes essential to understanding Islamic spirituality and religious life. More than thirty leading Islam scholars present translations originating from a dozen languages, including Arabic, Persian, Chinese, and Indonesian. Texts include samples of virtually every major literary form of significance to the Muslim faith: the Qur'an, hadith, scriptural commentary, letters, treatises, lyric and didactic poetry, hagiography, historical chronicle, aphorism, endowment deeds, and personal diary entries. In addition, over five dozen illustrations thematically document a full range of artistic forms and historical periods, from ritual objects and architecture to manuscripts of religious texts. This volume and its companion, John Renard's 1996 book, Seven Doors to Islam, are the only books available that integrate such a wide range of Islamic literary and visual forms. Together they offer a superb introduction to the primary religious sources as well as a general understanding of Islamic spirituality and culture.

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The book tried to tell the story of muslim civilization, culture, practices and belief through out the muslim world from the point of view of notable Muslims..
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(from book's dustjacket): "Over the centuries and across the globe, Muslim authors and artists have given moving testimony to their experience of being members of the Islamic community. Their many vantage points came together in this collection, one that represents major Islamic groups from the past through the present and covers a range of themes essential to understanding Islamic spirituality and religious life. "Windows on the House of Islam" integrates a full range of literary and visual primary sources, representing major Islamic societies and communities from the past through the present, from Arabia to the United States, and covering a broad spectrum of themes essential to an understanding of Islamic spirituality and religious life. John Renard has united over seventy translations originating from a dozen languages-including Arabic, Persian, Chinese, and Indonesian-and contributed by over thirty of the world's top Islam scholars. In addition, more than five dozen illustrations thematically document a full range of artistic forms and historical periods, from ritual objects and architecture to manuscripts of religious texts. A companion volume to Seven Doors to Islam, Windows on the House of Islam is the first book of its kind to integrate such a wide range of literary and visual forms. It serves as both an introduction to Islamic religious primary sources as well as a supplement to general works on Islamic religion, spirituality, and culture. John Renard is the author of: In the Footsteps of Muhammad : Understanding Islamic Experience (1992), Islam and the Heroic Image : Themes in Literature and the Visual Arts (1993), and All the King's Falcons : Rumi on Prophets and Revelation (1994). He is Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University."