Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions

Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions Islam is often seen as a religious tradition in which hell does not play a particularly prominent role This volume challenges this hackneyed view Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions is the first book

  • Title: Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions
  • Author: Christian Lange
  • ISBN: 9789004301214
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Islam is often seen as a religious tradition in which hell does not play a particularly prominent role This volume challenges this hackneyed view Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions is the first book length analytic study of the Muslim hell It maps out a broad spectrum of Islamic attitudes toward hell, from the Quranic vision s of hell to the pious cultivation of the fIslam is often seen as a religious tradition in which hell does not play a particularly prominent role This volume challenges this hackneyed view Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions is the first book length analytic study of the Muslim hell It maps out a broad spectrum of Islamic attitudes toward hell, from the Quranic vision s of hell to the pious cultivation of the fear of the afterlife, theological speculations, metaphorical and psychological understandings, and the modern transformations of hell Contributors Frederick Colby, Daniel de Smet, Christiane Gruber, Jon Hoover, Mohammad Hassan Khalil, Christian Lange, Christopher Melchert, Simon O Meara, Samuela Pagani, Tommaso Tesei, Roberto Tottoli, Wim Raven, and Richard van Leeuwen.

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    1. I enjoyed Christian Lange's Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination, so it's not a big surprise that this volume that he edited on Islamic conceptions of Hell was entertaining. This book covers a lot of ground both temporally and thematically, with the sustained exploration of Islamic universalism striking me as especially interesting. There were a few relative duds, but overall the quality of the articles were very good. And perhaps most importantly, it's FREE through Brill's op [...]

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