By Sebastian Günther
Quantity 1: Foundations and the Formation of a convention. Reflections at the Hereafter within the Quran and Islamic spiritual Thought
Volume 2: Continuity and alter. The Plurality of Eschatological Representations within the Islamicate international idea (SET)
Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and ideas of the Hereafter in Islam bargains a multi-disciplinary examine of Muslim puzzling over paradise, loss of life, apocalypse, and the hereafter. It makes a speciality of eschatological thoughts within the Quran and its exegesis, Sunni and Shi‘i traditions, Islamic theology, philosophy, mysticism, and different scholarly disciplines reflecting Islamicate pluralism and cosmopolitanism. accumulating fabric from all elements of the Muslim international, starting from Islamic Spain to Indonesia, and the whole thing of Islamic heritage, this e-book in volumes additionally integrates study from comparative faith, artwork heritage, sociology, anthropology and literary experiences. exceptional and extraordinary in its scope and comprehensiveness, Roads to Paradise gives you to develop into the definitive reference paintings on Islamic eschatology for the years to come.
Sebastian Günther, Ph.D. (1989) is Professor and Chair of Arabic and Islamic experiences on the college of Göttingen. Germany. He has released widely at the highbrow heritage of Islam, together with Representations and Visions of native land in smooth Arabic Literature (co-ed., Hildesheim 2016) and concepts, photos, and strategies of Portrayal: Insights into Classical Arabic Literature and Islam (ed., Leiden 2005).
Todd Lawson, Ph.D. (1989) is Professor Emeritus of Islamic notion on the collage of Toronto. He has released largely on Quranic exegesis, mysticism, Shi‘ism, and Quranic literary difficulties. fresh guides comprise articles resembling Friendship, Illumination and the Water of existence (2016), Joycean Modernism in a nineteenth century Qur’an statement (2015), The Qur’an and Epic (2014) and the monograph Gnostic Apocalypse in Islam (London 2012).
Christian Mauder is a PhD pupil on the Institute of Arabic and Islamic experiences of the college of Göttingen, Germany. He has released numerous reviews at the highbrow, cultural and non secular historical past of Mamluk and Ottoman Egypt, together with the monograph Gelehrte Krieger: Die Mamluken als Träger arabischsprachiger Bildung (Hildesheim 2012).