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The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad: Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam

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Providing a study of the Mawlid or celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's birthday from its origins to the present day, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of contemporary Muslim devotional practices.

Synopsis:

In the medieval period, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (the mawlid) was celebrated in popular narratives and ceremonies that expressed the religious agendas and aspirations of ordinary Muslims, including women.

This book examines the Mawlid from its origins to the present day and provides a new insight into how an aspect of everyday Islamic piety has been transformed by modernity. The book gives a window into the religious lives of medieval Muslim women, rather than focusing on the limitations that were placed on them and shows how medieval popular Islam was coherent and meaningful, not just a set of deviations from scholarly norms.

Concise in both historical and textual analysis, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of contemporary Muslim devotional practices and will be of great interest to postgraduate students and researchers of Islam, religious studies and medieval studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415551878
Author:
Katz Marion, Holmes
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Katz, Marion Holmes
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
Christianity-Devotionals
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
284
Dimensions:
6.14x9.21x.59 in. .88 lbs.

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Religion » Christianity » Devotionals
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Religion » Islam » History
Religion » Islam » Sunni

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"Synopsis" by , In the medieval period, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (the mawlid) was celebrated in popular narratives and ceremonies that expressed the religious agendas and aspirations of ordinary Muslims, including women.

This book examines the Mawlid from its origins to the present day and provides a new insight into how an aspect of everyday Islamic piety has been transformed by modernity. The book gives a window into the religious lives of medieval Muslim women, rather than focusing on the limitations that were placed on them and shows how medieval popular Islam was coherent and meaningful, not just a set of deviations from scholarly norms.

Concise in both historical and textual analysis, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of contemporary Muslim devotional practices and will be of great interest to postgraduate students and researchers of Islam, religious studies and medieval studies.

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