Heavenly Journeys, Earthly Concerns
The Legacy of the Mi'raj in the Formation of Islam
Routledge – 2005 – 192 pages
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).
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.