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By Annemarie Schimmel

ISBN-10: 0807816396

ISBN-13: 9780807816394

ISBN-10: 0807841285

ISBN-13: 9780807841280

the $64000 function of the Prophet Muhammad within the daily lives of Muslims is generally neglected via Western students and has hence by no means been understood by way of the Western global. utilizing unique resources within the numerous Islamic languages, Annemarie Schimmel explains the principal position of Muhammad in Muslim lifestyles, mystical inspiration, and poetry. She sees the veneration of Muhammad as having many parallels in different significant religions.

In order to appreciate Muslim piety it is vital take into consideration the lengthy background of the veneration of Muhammad. Schimmel discusses features of his existence, delivery, marriage, miracles, and heavenly trip, all of which grew to become matters for spiritual devotions. by utilizing poetic texts and inventive expressions and via studying day-by-day Muslim spiritual practices, Schimmel exhibits us the gentler aspect 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 accommodate all features of the veneration of the Prophet Muhammad. it really is an extended model of Schimmel's Und Muhammad Ist Sein Prophet, initially released in German in 1981.

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