Tales of God's Friends: Islamic Hagiography in Translation

John Renard (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
May 01, 2009
Pages
413
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.2 X 9.0 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520258969
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About the Author

John Renard is Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University. His many books include Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims, Windows on the House of Islam, and Friends of God: Islamic Images of Piety, Commitment, and Servanthood, all from UC Press.

Reviews

"[Renard] has provided an important means of getting nearer to the letter and spirit of such a vast domain of Islamic culture."--Giuseppe Scattolin"Islamochristiana" (07/06/2011)
"Highly recommended."--Choice (07/08/2010)
"This book is ground-breaking scholarship and an absolute pleasure to read."--Journal School Of Oriental & Afrcn Stds (03/15/2011)
"A fresh and innovative look et a plethora of narratives about Sufi shaykhs and their communities across the globe."--Review Of Middle East Stds (08/12/2012)