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Law and pietry in medieval Islam [electronic resource] / Megan H. Reid.

Author/Creator:
Reid, Megan H.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (266 p.)
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
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Subjects:
Islam -- Customs and practices.
Spiritual life -- Islam.
Muslims -- Conduct of life.
Islamic law.
Muslim scholars -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This intimate portrayal of the devotional life in early medieval Islamic society demonstrates how Islamic law defined holy behavior.
Contents:
Introduction. devotional piety and islamic law
The persistence of asceticism
"Devote yourselves to deeds you can bear": voluntary fasting and bodily piety
Charity, food and the right of refusal
The devil at the fountain: problems in ritual
Conclusion. Beyond transgression, beyond Sunna.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-107-06482-1
1-139-88716-5
1-108-41078-2
1-107-05431-1
0-511-84353-4
1-107-05754-X
1-107-05532-6
1-107-05877-5
1-107-05644-6
OCLC:
852154587