Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns

The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam

By Brooke Olson Vuckovic

© 2005 – Routledge

188 pages

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Paperback: 9780415865081
pub: 2013-06-21
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About the Book

This book examines how an elite group of traditionists, historians and theologians shaped Muslims' perceptions of their prophet, their community and their behavior by retelling and interpreting the story of Muhammad's ascent to heaven (the mi'raj).

About the Author

Brooke Olson Vuckovic is currently Vice President of Course Development at Cardean University. Prior to joining Cardean, she was manageing director of Writing Unlimited, a writing consulting group. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where she taught in the Divinity School, the College, and the Graduate School of Business.

About the Series

Religion in History, Society and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General
RELIGION / Islam / General
RELIGION / Islam / History
RELIGION / Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings