[Read] ➲ Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice ➺ Marion Holmes Katz – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk The five daily prayers ṣalāt that constitute the second pillar of Islam deeply pervade the everyday life of observant Muslims Until now however no general study has analyzed the rules governing ṣ Islamic Thought PDF Í The five daily prayers ṣalāt that constitute the second pillar of Islam deeply pervade the everyday life of observant Muslims Until now however no general study has analyzed the rules governing ṣalāt the historical dimensions of its practice and the rich variety of ways that it has been interpreted within the Islamic tradition Marion Holmes Katz's richly textured book offers a broad historical survey of the Prayer in eBook Þ rules values and interpretations relating to ṣalāt This innovative study on the subject examines the different ways in which prayer has been understood in Islamic law Sufi mysticism and Islamic philosophy Katz's book also goes beyond the spiritual realm to analyze the political dimensions of prayer including scholars' concerns about the righteousness and piety of rulers The last chapter raises significant issues around gender roles including the in Islamic Thought PDF Í uestion of women's participating in and leading public worship Katz persuasively describes ṣalāt as both an egalitarian practice and one that can lead to extraordinary religious experience and spiritual distinction This book will resonate with students of Islamic history and comparative religion.
- 200 pages
- Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice
- Marion Holmes Katz
- 27 February 2015 Marion Holmes Katz