By Annemarie Schimmel
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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And Muhammad Is His Messenger: The Veneration of the Prophet in Islamic Piety (Studies in Religion) by Annemarie Schimmel