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Author Rustomji, Nerina.

Title The garden and the fire : heaven and hell in Islamic culture / Nerina Rustomji.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-192) and index.
Contents The garden, the fire, and Islamic origins -- Visions of the afterworld -- Material culture and an Islamic ethic -- Otherworldly landscapes and earthly realities -- Humanity, servants, and companions -- Individualized gardens and expanding fires -- Legacy of gardens -- Epilogue.
Summary Provides an analysis of how visions of the Garden and the Fire, or Heaven and Hell, within Sunni Islam changed between the seventh and thirteenth centuries, and looks at how Muslims used images to represent the Garden on Earth from the seventh to the nineteenth century.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Islamic eschatology.
Paradise -- Islam.
Hell -- Islam.
Islamic philosophy.
Electronic books.
Standard Number 10.7312/rust14084
ISBN 0231511833 (electronic bk.)
9780231511834 (electronic bk.)
9780231140843 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231140843 (cloth ; alk. paper)
Publisher Number EB00639543 Recorded Books