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Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies. Edited by Özgen Felek and Alexander D. Knysh. State University of New York, 2012.


Contents

Acknowledgments

Note on Transliteration

Abbreviations

Alexander D. Knysh. Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies: An Introduction

PART I

Dreams in Biographical, Historical, Theological, Poetical, and Oral Narratives, and on the Internet

1. Sarah Mirza. Dreaming the Truth in the Sīra of Ibn Hishām

2. Maxim Romanov. Dreaming Hanbalites: Dream-Tales in Prosopographical Dictionaries

3. Omid Ghaemmaghami. Numinous Vision, Messianic Encounters: Typological Representations in a Version of the Prophet's hadīth al-ru’yā and in Visions and Dreams of the Hidden Imam

4. Derek J. Mancini-Lander. Dreaming the Elixir of Knowledge: How a Seventeenth-Century Poet from Herat Got His Name and Fame

5. Gottfried Hagen. Dreaming ‘Osmāns: Of History and Meaning

6. Eareeha Khan. Sometimes a Dream Is Just a Dream: Inculcating a “Proper” Perspective on Dream Interpretation

7. Leah Kinberg. Dreams Online: Contemporary Appearances of the Prophet in Dreams

8. Muhammad alZekri. Transforming Contexts of Dream Interpretation in Dubai

PART II

Dreams in Sufi Literature

9. Jonathan G. Katz. Dreams and Their Interpretation in Sufi Thought and Practice

10. Erik S. Ohlander. Behind the Veil of the Unseen: Dreams and Dreaming in the Classical and Medieval Sufi Tradition

11. Elizabeth R. Alexandrin. Witnessing the Lights of the Heavenly Dominion: Dreams, Visions and the Mystical Exegeses of Shams al-Dīn al-Daylamī

12. Shahzad Bashir. Narrating Sight: Dreaming as Visual Training in Persianate Sufi Hagiography

13. Özgen Felek. (Re)creating Image and Identity: Dreams and Visions as a Means of Murad III's Self-Fashioning

14. Meenakshi Khanna. The Visionaries of a Tarīqa: The Uwaysī Sufis of Shāhjahānābād

Contributors

Index

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Contents, Acknowledgments, Note on Transliteration, Abbreviations; A. Knysh. Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies: An Introduction

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