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  • 1
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    ISBN: 9780231140843 , 9780231511834
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Paradies ; Hölle ; Jenseits ; Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Sachkultur ; Ethik
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  • 2
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    New York, NY : Columbia University Press
    Format: 1 online resource
    ISBN: 9780231511834
    Content: Islamic conceptions of heaven and hell began in the seventh century as an early doctrinal innovation, but by the twelfth century, these notions had evolved into a highly formalized ideal of perfection. In tracking this transformation, Nerina Rustomji reveals the distinct material culture and aesthetic vocabulary Muslims developed to understand heaven and hell and identifies the communities and strategies of defense that took shape around the promise of a future world.Ideas of the afterworld profoundly influenced daily behaviors in Islamic society and gave rise to a code of ethics that encouraged abstinence from sumptuous objects, such as silver vessels and silk, so they could be appreciated later in heaven. Rustomji conducts a meticulous study of texts and images and carefully connects the landscape and social dynamics of the afterworld with earthly models and expectations. Male servants and female companions become otherworldly objects in the afterlife, and stories of rewards and punishment helped preachers promote religious reform. By employing material culture as a method of historical inquiry, Rustomji points to the reflections, discussions, and constructions that actively influenced Muslims' picture of the afterworld, culminating in a distinct religious aesthetic.
    Language: English
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  • 3
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    ISBN: 9780231140843 , 9780231511834
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures , Theology
    RVK:
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Paradies ; Hölle ; Jenseits ; Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Sachkultur ; Ethik
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  • 4
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    New York, NY : Columbia University Press
    Format: 1 online resource , 13 illus
    ISBN: 9780231511834
    Content: Islamic conceptions of heaven and hell began in the seventh century as an early doctrinal innovation, but by the twelfth century, these notions had evolved into a highly formalized ideal of perfection. In tracking this transformation, Nerina Rustomji reveals the distinct material culture and aesthetic vocabulary Muslims developed to understand heaven and hell and identifies the communities and strategies of defense that took shape around the promise of a future world.Ideas of the afterworld profoundly influenced daily behaviors in Islamic society and gave rise to a code of ethics that encouraged abstinence from sumptuous objects, such as silver vessels and silk, so they could be appreciated later in heaven. Rustomji conducts a meticulous study of texts and images and carefully connects the landscape and social dynamics of the afterworld with earthly models and expectations. Male servants and female companions become otherworldly objects in the afterlife, and stories of rewards and punishment helped preachers promote religious reform. By employing material culture as a method of historical inquiry, Rustomji points to the reflections, discussions, and constructions that actively influenced Muslims' picture of the afterworld, culminating in a distinct religious aesthetic
    Note: Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher’s Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
    Language: English
    URL: Volltext  (URL des Erstveröffentlichers)
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  • 5
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    ISBN: 9780231140843 , 9780231140850 (cloth) , 9780231511834 (e-book)
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Paradies ; Hölle
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  • 6
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia University Press
    Format: XXII, 201 Seiten , Illustrationen
    Edition: Paperback edition
    ISBN: 9780231140850 , 9780231511834
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures , Theology
    RVK:
    RVK:
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Paradies ; Hölle ; Jenseits ; Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Sachkultur ; Ethik
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  • 7
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    ISBN: 9780231140843 , 9780231511834
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures , Theology
    RVK:
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Paradies ; Hölle ; Jenseits ; Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Sachkultur ; Ethik
    Library Location Call Number Volume/Issue/Year Availability
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  • 8
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    New York ˜[u.a.]œ : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    Edition: Online-Ausg. New York, NY JSTOR Online-Ressource ISBN 0231511833
    Edition: ISBN 9780231511834
    Edition: [Online-Ausg.]
    ISBN: 0231140843 , 9780231140843 , 0231511833 (Sekundärausgabe) , 9780231511834 (Sekundärausgabe)
    Note: Online-Ausg.:
    Language: English
    Keywords: Online-Publikation
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  • 9
    Book
    Book
    New York [u.a.] : Columbia Univ. Press
    Format: XXII, 201 S. , Ill.
    ISBN: 9780231140843 , 9780231140850 , 9780231511834
    Language: English
    Subjects: Comparative Studies. Non-European Languages/Literatures
    RVK:
    Keywords: Islam ; Jenseitsglaube ; Paradies ; Hölle
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  • 10
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    New York, NY : Columbia University Press | [Berlin] : [Walter de Gruyter GmbH]
    Format: 1 online resource , 13 illus.
    ISBN: 9780231511834 , 9783110442472
    Content: Islamic conceptions of heaven and hell began in the seventh century as an early doctrinal innovation, but by the twelfth century, these notions had evolved into a highly formalized ideal of perfection. In tracking this transformation, Nerina Rustomji reveals the distinct material culture and aesthetic vocabulary Muslims developed to understand heaven and hell and identifies the communities and strategies of defense that took shape around the promise of a future world.Ideas of the afterworld profoundly influenced daily behaviors in Islamic society and gave rise to a code of ethics that encouraged abstinence from sumptuous objects, such as silver vessels and silk, so they could be appreciated later in heaven. Rustomji conducts a meticulous study of texts and images and carefully connects the landscape and social dynamics of the afterworld with earthly models and expectations. Male servants and female companions become otherworldly objects in the afterlife, and stories of rewards and punishment helped preachers promote religious reform. By employing material culture as a method of historical inquiry, Rustomji points to the reflections, discussions, and constructions that actively influenced Muslims' picture of the afterworld, culminating in a distinct religious aesthetic.
    Note: Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher’s Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
    Language: English
    URL: Cover
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