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The Resource The Dream in Islam : From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration

The Dream in Islam : From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration

Label
The Dream in Islam : From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration
Title
The Dream in Islam
Title remainder
From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The war in the Middle East is marked by a lack of cultural knowledge on the part of the western forces, and this book deals with another, widely ignored element of Islam-the role of dreams in everyday life. The practice of using night dreams to make important life decisions can be traced to Middle Eastern dream traditions and practices that preceded the emergence of Islam. In this study, the author explores some key aspects of Islamic dream theory and interpretation as well as the role and significance of night dreams for contemporary Muslims. In his analysis of the Islamic debates surrounding
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edgar, Iain R
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dreams
  • Dream interpretation
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Dreams in literature
  • RELIGION
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Dream interpretation
  • Dreams in literature
  • Dreams
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Islamic countries
Label
The Dream in Islam : From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Foreword: Anthropological Skepticism Encounters Dreamed Realities Following Fieldwork in Pakistan; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Context and History: Dreams as Perceived Metaphysical and Divinatory Knowledge in Islam; Chapter 2 -- Methodology; Chapter 3 -- Istikhara: Islamic Dream Incubation; Chapter 4 -- Sufism and Dreaming; Chapter 5 -- Militant Jihadist Dreaming in the Middle East and the United Kingdom; Chapter 6 -- Dreams of Mullah Omar, Taliban Leader; Chapter 7 -- Dream Interpretation Resources (Dictionaries) in Islam
  • Chapter 8 -- A Comparison of Islamic Dream Theory and Western Psychological Theories of the DreamConclusion; Epilogue -- The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Imagination, Creativity, and Political Agency in the Inspirational Night Dream in Islam; Glossary; References; Index
Control code
ocn733040244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857452368
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j009r
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733040244
Label
The Dream in Islam : From Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Foreword: Anthropological Skepticism Encounters Dreamed Realities Following Fieldwork in Pakistan; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Context and History: Dreams as Perceived Metaphysical and Divinatory Knowledge in Islam; Chapter 2 -- Methodology; Chapter 3 -- Istikhara: Islamic Dream Incubation; Chapter 4 -- Sufism and Dreaming; Chapter 5 -- Militant Jihadist Dreaming in the Middle East and the United Kingdom; Chapter 6 -- Dreams of Mullah Omar, Taliban Leader; Chapter 7 -- Dream Interpretation Resources (Dictionaries) in Islam
  • Chapter 8 -- A Comparison of Islamic Dream Theory and Western Psychological Theories of the DreamConclusion; Epilogue -- The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Imagination, Creativity, and Political Agency in the Inspirational Night Dream in Islam; Glossary; References; Index
Control code
ocn733040244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857452368
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j009r
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733040244

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