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Author Katz, Marion Holmes

Title The Birth of The Prophet Muhammad : Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2007


Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
Series Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The emergence of mawlid narratives; 2 Gifts and reciprocity in the celebration of the mawlid; 3 Emotion, law, and the celebration of the mawlid; 4 Time and merit in the celebration of the mawlid; 5 Mawlids under attack; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary 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
Notes Print version record
Subject Muḥammad, Prophet, -632
Mawlid al-Nabī -- History
Muḥammad, -- Prophet, -- d. 632
Mawlid al-Nabī
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203962145