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The Aura of Alif: The Art of Writing in Islam
An essential link between the cultural realms of Islam, writing is a key to understanding Muslim cultures as can be seen in this book which aims to open viewers' eyes to the beauty of Arabic writing and the depth of its meaning. ...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Prestel Publishing
(first published August 31st 2010)
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Dr. Jürgen Wasim Frembgen is chief curator of the Oriental Department at the Museum of Ethnology in Munich as well as lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg where he teaches Anthropology and Islamic Studies. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad (National Institute of Pakistan Studies), the National College of Arts in Lahore, ...more
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