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The Garden and the Fire

Heaven and Hell in Islamic Culture

The Garden and the Fire( )
Author: Rustomji, Nerina
ISBN:978-0-231-14085-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Islamic conceptions of heaven and hell began in the seventh century as an early doctrinal innovation, but by the twelfth century, they had evolved into a highly formalized ideal of perfection. In tracking this transformation, Nerina Rustomji reveals the distinct material culture and aesthetic vocabulary Muslims developed to understand heaven and hell and identifies the communities and strategies that took shape around the promise of a future world after death. She also conducts a...
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Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Theology / General
Philosophy / Religious
Religion / Eschatology
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 8.892 x 0.492 Inches
Book Weight:0.688 Pounds

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