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Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns

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

By Brooke Olson Vuckovic

Routledge – 2005 – 188 pages

Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture

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Description

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).

Author Bio

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.

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Name: Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns: The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Brooke Olson Vuckovic. 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...
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