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Title The garden and the fire [electronic resource] : heaven and hell in Islamic culture / Nerina Rustomji.
Author Rustomji, Nerina.
Publication New York : Columbia University Press, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Description 1 online resource.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-192) and index.
Contents The garden, the fire, and Islamic origins -- Visions of the afterworld -- Material culture and an Islamic ethic -- Otherworldly landscapes and earthly realities -- Humanity, servants, and companions -- Individualized gardens and expanding fires -- Legacy of gardens -- Epilogue.
Summary Provides an analysis of how visions of the Garden and the Fire, or Heaven and Hell, within Sunni Islam changed between the seventh and thirteenth centuries, and looks at how Muslims used images to represent the Garden on Earth from the seventh to the nineteenth century.
Note Print version record.
Subject Islamic eschatology.
Paradise -- Islam.
Hell -- Islam.
Islamic philosophy.
Hell -- Islam.
Islamic eschatology.
Islamic philosophy.
Paradise -- Islam.
RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: 9780231140843 0231140843 (DLC) 2008029681
ISBN 0231511833 (electronic bk.)
9780231511834 (electronic bk.)
Standard # (YBP)9364706

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