Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures
By (author) Richard Foltz
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Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures by Richard Foltz
Book DescriptionThis is the first comprehensive study of the role of animals in the Islamic tradition. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including classic texts in philosophy, literature and mysticism, Foltz traces the development of Islamic attitudes towards animals over the centuries and confronts some of the key ethical questions facing Muslims today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851683987
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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One of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations, Iran has long played a central role in human events and continues to do so today. This book traces Iran's long history, as well as its influence on peoples from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, and along the Silk Roads as far as China, from prehistoric times up to the present day.
Religions of Iran, Paperback (November 2013)
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Author Biography - Richard Foltz
Richard C. Folz is Associate Professor of Religion at Concordia University, Montreal. A specialist in Iranian Studies, his research also focuses on the relationship between religion and nature, and on Muslim civilizations in general. He has lectured extensively in both America and the Middle East, and is the recipient of several scholarships and awards. His previous works include Spirituality in the Land of the Noble: How Iran shaped the World's Religions (Oneworld 2004)
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