Friends of God: Islamic Images of Piety, Commitment, and Servanthood
Publisher: University of California Press | ISBN: 0520251989 | edition 2008 | PDF | 368 pages | 11,5 mb
Prophets, saints, martyrs, sages, and seers–one of the richest repositories of lore about such exemplary religious figures belongs to the world's approximately 1.3 billion Muslims. Illuminating some of the most delightful tales in world religious literature, this engaging book is the first truly global overview of Islamic hagiography. John Renard tells of the characters beyond the Qur'an and Hadith, whose stories of piety and service to God and humanity have captured hearts and minds for nearly fourteen hundred years.