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Dreaming Across Boundaries: The Interpretation of Dreams in Islamic Lands
Descriptions of dreams abound in the literatures of the Near East and North Africa. The Prophet Muhammad endowed them with a theological dimension, saying that after him true dreams would be the only channel for prophecy. Dreams were often used to support conflicting theological and political arguments, and the local chronicles contain many accounts of royal dreams justify ...more
Paperback, 301 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Harvard University Press
(first published July 15th 2007)
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