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Author Colby, Frederick Stephen, 1969-

Title Narrating Muḥammad's night journey : tracing the development of the Ibn ʻAbbās ascension discourse / Frederick S. Colby
Published Albany : SUNY Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages) : illustrations
Contents NARRATING MUHAMMAD'S NIGHT JOURNEY; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1. MUHAMMAD'S NIGHT JOURNEY IN THE QURAN; THE NIGHT JOURNEY VERSE; VERSES FROM THE CHAPTER OF THE OVERTURNING; THE OPENING VERSES OF THE CHAPTER OF THE STAR; THE APPROPRIATION OF TERMS AND PHRASES FROM THE QURĀN; THE HEAVENLY HOST DEBATE; THE FINAL VERSES (SEALS) OF THE CHAPTER OF THE COW; PASSING REFERENCES TO ASCENSION IN THE QURĀN; 2. ORALITY AND THE PRIMITIVE VERSION OF THE IBN ABBĀS ASCENSION NARRATIVE; APPROACHING IBN ABBĀS AND THE PRIMITIVE VERSION
COMPARATIVELY ANALYZING THE PRIMITIVE VERSION OF THE IBN ABBĀS ASCENSION NARRATIVEAUTHENTICATING AND DATING THE CIRCULATION OFTHE PRIMITIVE VERSION; ECHOES OF MUQĀTIL B. SULAYMĀN'S COMMENTARYIN THE PRIMITIVE VERSION; TRACING THE BEGINNINGS OF THE PRIMITIVE VERSION; 3. EARLY HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF MUHAMMAD'S JOURNEY; FROM QURĀN AND ORAL REPORTS TO EARLY NARRATIVE HISTORY:IBN ISĀQ; IBN ISĀQ'S ACCOUNT OF THE PROPHET'S NIGHT JOURNEYAS NARRATED BY IBN HISHĀM; IBN ISĀQ'S ACCOUNT OF THE HEAVENLY JOURNEY AS NARRATED BY IBN HISHĀM; THE EARLY ASCENSION NARRATIVE AS PRESENTED IN IBN SAD'S HISTORY
THE NIGHT JOURNEY AS NARRATED BY IBN SAD4. PROTO-SHĪĪ NARRATIVES OF HEAVENLY ASCENT; THE ASCENSION EXPERIENCES OF PROTOSHĪĪ "EXTREMISTS"; ASCENSION-RELATED SAYINGS IN SAFFĀR QUMMĪ'S COLLECTION; THE QURĀN COMMENTARY OF FURĀT KŪFĪ; 5. CANONICAL SUNNĪ HADĪTH REPORTS ON MUHAMMAD'S JOURNEY; NIGHT JOURNEY AND ASCENSION HADĪTH REPORTS IN BUKHĀRĪ AND MUSLIM; HADĪTH REPORTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF NASĀĪ; HADĪTH REPORTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF TIRMIDHĪ; 6. THE USE AND APPROPRIATION OF THE IBN ABBĀS DISCOURSE IN COMMENTARIES; NIGHT JOURNEY AND ASCENSION ACCOUNTS IN TABARĪ'S TAFSĪR
THE ABŪ HURAYRA ASCENSION NARRATIVE FROM TABARĪ'S TAFSĪRTHE ABŪ SAĪD KHUDRĪ ASCENSION NARRATIVE FROM TABARĪ'S TAFSĪR; THE APPROPRIATION OF THE PRIMITIVE VERSION IN OTHER EARLY COMMENTARIES; THE USE OF THE PRIMITIVE VERSION IN ALĪ QUMMĪ'S TAFSĪR; THE USE OF THE PRIMITIVE VERSION IN THALABĪ'S TAFSĪR; 7. CONTESTING THE PRIMITIVE VERSION IN NISHAPUR; IBN HIBBĀN'S REJECTION OF THE PRIMITIVE VERSION; SULAMĪ AND HIS COMPILATION OF SUFI SAYINGS ON MUHAMMAD'S ASCENSION; QUSHAYRĪ AND HIS KITĀB ALMIRĀJ; THE EXTENDED COSMOLOGICAL ASCENSION HADĪTH; BAYHAQĪ'S REJECTION OF THE EXTENDED ASCENSION NARRATIVES
8. BAKRĪ'S TOTAL AND COMPLETE IBN ABBĀS DISCOURSETHE EVENTS PRIOR TO THE NIGHT JOURNEY IN TEXTS THAT INVOKE BAKRĪ; MUHAMMAD'S NIGHT JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM IN TEXTS THAT INVOKE BAKRĪ; BAKRĪ VERSIONS OF MUHAMMAD'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE HEAVENS; MUHAMMAD'S JOURNEY BEYOND THE SEVEN HEAVENS IN BAKRĪ TEXTS; DATING THE ASCENSION NARRATIVES ASCRIBED TO ABŪ AL-SAN BAKRĪ; 9. THE CIRCULATION AND DIFFUSION OF BAKRĪ'S VERSIONS; THE BASE NARRATIVE BEHIND IBN SĪNĀ'S ALLEGORICAL TREATISE; EVIDENCE FROM SIXTH / TWELFTH CENTURY NORTH AFRICA
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-304) and indexes
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Subject Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Isrāʼ and Miʻrāj
ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-ʻAbbās, -688? Isrāʼ wa-al-Miʻrāj
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
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ISBN 9781435666887 (electronic bk.)
1435666887 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)