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Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438439952
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dreams and Visions in Islamic SocietiesDDC classification:
  • 297.5/7
LOC classification:
  • BP190.5.D73 -- D74 2012eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Dreams and Visionsin Islamic Societies -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration -- Abbreviations -- Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies: An Introduction -- PART I. Dreams in Biographical, Historical,Theological, Poetical, andOral Narratives, and on the Internet -- 1. Dreaming the Truth in the Sira of Ibn Hishåm -- 2. Dreaming Hanbalites: Dream-Tales in Prosopographical Dictionaries -- 3. Numinous Vision,Messianic Encounters: Typological Representations in a Version of the Prophet's hadith al-ru˘yå and in Visions and Dreams of the Hidden Imam -- 4. Dreaming the Elixir of Knowledge: How a Seventeenth-Century Poet from Herat Got His Name and Fame -- 5. Dreaming ˜Osmåns Of History and Meaning -- 6. Sometimes a Dream Is Just a Dream: Inculcating a "Proper" Perspective on Dream Interpretation -- 7. Dreams Online: Contemporary Appearances of the Prophet in Dreams -- 8. Transforming Contexts of Dream Interpretation in Dubai -- PART II. Dreams in Sufi Literature -- 9. Dreams and Their Interpretation in Sufi Thought and Practice -- 10. Behind the Veil of the Unseen: Dreams and Dreaming in the Classical and Medieval Sufi Tradition -- 11. Witnessing the Lights of the Heavenly Dominion: Dreams, Visions and the Mystical Exegeses of Shams al-Din al-Daylami -- 12. Narrating Sight: Dreaming as Visual Training in Persianate Sufi Hagiography -- 13. (Re)creating Image and Identity: Dreams and Visions as a Means of Muråd III's Self-Fashioning -- 14. The Visionaries of a Tariqa: The Uwaysi Sufis of Shåhjahånåbåd -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
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Intro -- Dreams and Visionsin Islamic Societies -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration -- Abbreviations -- Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies: An Introduction -- PART I. Dreams in Biographical, Historical,Theological, Poetical, andOral Narratives, and on the Internet -- 1. Dreaming the Truth in the Sira of Ibn Hishåm -- 2. Dreaming Hanbalites: Dream-Tales in Prosopographical Dictionaries -- 3. Numinous Vision,Messianic Encounters: Typological Representations in a Version of the Prophet's hadith al-ru˘yå and in Visions and Dreams of the Hidden Imam -- 4. Dreaming the Elixir of Knowledge: How a Seventeenth-Century Poet from Herat Got His Name and Fame -- 5. Dreaming ˜Osmåns Of History and Meaning -- 6. Sometimes a Dream Is Just a Dream: Inculcating a "Proper" Perspective on Dream Interpretation -- 7. Dreams Online: Contemporary Appearances of the Prophet in Dreams -- 8. Transforming Contexts of Dream Interpretation in Dubai -- PART II. Dreams in Sufi Literature -- 9. Dreams and Their Interpretation in Sufi Thought and Practice -- 10. Behind the Veil of the Unseen: Dreams and Dreaming in the Classical and Medieval Sufi Tradition -- 11. Witnessing the Lights of the Heavenly Dominion: Dreams, Visions and the Mystical Exegeses of Shams al-Din al-Daylami -- 12. Narrating Sight: Dreaming as Visual Training in Persianate Sufi Hagiography -- 13. (Re)creating Image and Identity: Dreams and Visions as a Means of Muråd III's Self-Fashioning -- 14. The Visionaries of a Tariqa: The Uwaysi Sufis of Shåhjahånåbåd -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.

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