The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection by Jane Idelman Smith

The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection

byJane Idelman Smith, Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

Paperback | September 15, 2002

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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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Jane Idelman Smith is at Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is at Georgetown University.

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Title:The Islamic Understanding of Death and ResurrectionFormat: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