Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies
Lingel, Joshua, International Bulletin of Missionary Research
Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies.
Edited by Ozgen Felek and Alexander D. Knysh. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 322. $80; paperback $24.95.
Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies, with fifteen chapters and contributors, makes a helpful contribution to classical Islamic studies and diverse Sufi experiences. The introduction discusses the role of dreams within Muslim communities: "The Prophet is quoted as declaring that with his death 'the glad tidings of prophecy' would cease, whereas 'true dreams' would endure.... One Western scholar says dreams and visions are, 'A form of divine revelation and a chronological successor to the Koran'" (2). In …
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Publication information: Article title: Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies. Contributors: Lingel, Joshua - Author. Magazine title: International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Volume: 37. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2013. Page number: 52. © 1998 Overseas Ministries Study Center. COPYRIGHT 2013 Gale Group.
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