The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection

Paperback | September 15, 2002

byJane Idelman Smith, Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

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This book provides a thorough and accessible guide to belief about the afterlife in the Sunni Muslim tradition. Drawing on the Qur'an, traditions, creeds, and theological commentaries, as well as interviews with Muslim clerics, the authors offer an overview of the Islamic eschatologicalnarrative, describing the understanding of events beginning with the death of the individual and ending with habitation in the final abodes of recompense.

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This book provides a thorough and accessible guide to belief about the afterlife in the Sunni Muslim tradition. Drawing on the Qur'an, traditions, creeds, and theological commentaries, as well as interviews with Muslim clerics, the authors offer an overview of the Islamic eschatologicalnarrative, describing the understanding of events ...

Jane Idelman Smith is at Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is at Georgetown University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 5.98 × 8.9 × 0.98 inPublished:September 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195156498

ISBN - 13:9780195156492

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"A needed and distinctive overview of Islamic eschatology from the Quran to modern Muslim writers...Students of Islam now have that long-overdue introductory text."-- International Journal of Middle East Studies