The Resource Islam, a cultural perspective, by Richard C. Martin

Islam, a cultural perspective, by Richard C. Martin

Label
Islam, a cultural perspective
Title
Islam, a cultural perspective
Statement of responsibility
by Richard C. Martin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Martin, Richard C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP161.2
LC item number
.M379 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Prentice-Hall series in world religions.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
Label
Islam, a cultural perspective, by Richard C. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [172]-174
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unity and diversity in Allah's commonwealth. God is the greatest. The witness. Koran: the word of God. The Abode of Islam. Sunni Islam. Shici Islam. The common denominator. Mystical Islam. Islam in history and tradition. Fourteen centuries of Islam. The Classical Age. Empire after the Caliphate. Islamic World since the nineteenth century. Sacred tradition in Islam. Muhammad in the prophetic tradition. Muhammad in history. Sacred time and sacred biography. Select persons, places and events. The Rashidun. The Golden age of the Abbasids: Baghdad, City of peace. Beyond the Caliphate: Akbar of Mughal India Boundaries of community, faith and practice. Early Sectarian boundaries. Sectarian divisions during the age of the Rashidun. The Imamate. Cultural boundaries. The Shucubi or People's movement. Boundaries of belief. Ibn al-Rawandi. Boundaries of Piety. Abu Yazid of Bistam. Islamic expressions of form and beauty. The unifying factors of art. The visual arts. Arabesque. Calligraphy. Architecture. Painting and sculpture. Other art forms. Music. Poetry. Literature. Faith, worship and community. Belief and thought in Islam. Emphasis upon divine unity. From many gods to one. One God, many worlds and beings. Prophetic religion and the Koranic view of humankind. Historical development of Islamic thought. Early theological problems. The classic schools of Islamic thought. The late Middle Ages. The Modern Period. Two formative thinkers in Islam. Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780 -- 855). Abu Hamid al-Ghazzali (1058 -- 1111). Worship and ritual in Islam. Patterns of worship in Islam. Patterns of space and time in Muslim worship. Islamic festivals and holidays. Pilgrimage to Mecca. The pilgrimage experience. The Umra or Lesser Pilgrimage. The Hajj or Greater Pilgrimage. Understanding the Pilgrimage Experience. The Muharram passion. The Tacziyeh of Qasim. Experiencing sacred space and time. Community and society in Islam. Religion and society. The dialect of man and society. Great tradition and little tradition. Elements of social structure in Islam. Umma and Caliphate. Ulema. Waqf. Contexts of Islamic society. The Islamic city. An Egyptian village. The Iranian Bazaar. The Sufi Order. Tradition and change in Islam. Sacred paradigms in history. The old and the new in the yet-to-come
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780135063453
Lccn
81008526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07555856
  • (OCoLC)ocm07555856
Label
Islam, a cultural perspective, by Richard C. Martin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [172]-174
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unity and diversity in Allah's commonwealth. God is the greatest. The witness. Koran: the word of God. The Abode of Islam. Sunni Islam. Shici Islam. The common denominator. Mystical Islam. Islam in history and tradition. Fourteen centuries of Islam. The Classical Age. Empire after the Caliphate. Islamic World since the nineteenth century. Sacred tradition in Islam. Muhammad in the prophetic tradition. Muhammad in history. Sacred time and sacred biography. Select persons, places and events. The Rashidun. The Golden age of the Abbasids: Baghdad, City of peace. Beyond the Caliphate: Akbar of Mughal India Boundaries of community, faith and practice. Early Sectarian boundaries. Sectarian divisions during the age of the Rashidun. The Imamate. Cultural boundaries. The Shucubi or People's movement. Boundaries of belief. Ibn al-Rawandi. Boundaries of Piety. Abu Yazid of Bistam. Islamic expressions of form and beauty. The unifying factors of art. The visual arts. Arabesque. Calligraphy. Architecture. Painting and sculpture. Other art forms. Music. Poetry. Literature. Faith, worship and community. Belief and thought in Islam. Emphasis upon divine unity. From many gods to one. One God, many worlds and beings. Prophetic religion and the Koranic view of humankind. Historical development of Islamic thought. Early theological problems. The classic schools of Islamic thought. The late Middle Ages. The Modern Period. Two formative thinkers in Islam. Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780 -- 855). Abu Hamid al-Ghazzali (1058 -- 1111). Worship and ritual in Islam. Patterns of worship in Islam. Patterns of space and time in Muslim worship. Islamic festivals and holidays. Pilgrimage to Mecca. The pilgrimage experience. The Umra or Lesser Pilgrimage. The Hajj or Greater Pilgrimage. Understanding the Pilgrimage Experience. The Muharram passion. The Tacziyeh of Qasim. Experiencing sacred space and time. Community and society in Islam. Religion and society. The dialect of man and society. Great tradition and little tradition. Elements of social structure in Islam. Umma and Caliphate. Ulema. Waqf. Contexts of Islamic society. The Islamic city. An Egyptian village. The Iranian Bazaar. The Sufi Order. Tradition and change in Islam. Sacred paradigms in history. The old and the new in the yet-to-come
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9780135063453
Lccn
81008526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07555856
  • (OCoLC)ocm07555856

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