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Download PDF by Annemarie Schimmel: And Muhammad Is His Messenger: The Veneration of the Prophet

By Annemarie Schimmel

ISBN-10: 0807816396

ISBN-13: 9780807816394

ISBN-10: 0807841285

ISBN-13: 9780807841280

the real position of the Prophet Muhammad within the daily lives of Muslims is generally neglected by way of Western students and has accordingly by no means been understood by means of the Western international. utilizing unique resources within the a number of Islamic languages, Annemarie Schimmel explains the valuable position of Muhammad in Muslim existence, mystical proposal, and poetry. She sees the veneration of Muhammad as having many parallels in different significant religions.

In order to appreciate Muslim piety it will be important take into consideration the lengthy historical past of the veneration of Muhammad. Schimmel discusses facets of his lifestyles, start, marriage, miracles, and heavenly trip, all of which grew to become topics for spiritual devotions. by utilizing poetic texts and creative expressions and via reading day-by-day Muslim non secular practices, Schimmel exhibits us the gentler part of Islamic non secular tradition, offering a much-needed realizing of faith because it is skilled and practiced within the Islamic world.

This is the 1st e-book in English to house all features of the veneration of the Prophet Muhammad. it truly is an elevated model of Schimmel's Und Muhammad Ist Sein Prophet, initially released in German in 1981.

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