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The Resource Aisha's cushion : religious art, perception, and practice in Islam, Jamal J. Elias

Aisha's cushion : religious art, perception, and practice in Islam, Jamal J. Elias

Label
Aisha's cushion : religious art, perception, and practice in Islam
Title
Aisha's cushion
Title remainder
religious art, perception, and practice in Islam
Statement of responsibility
Jamal J. Elias
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
297.2/67
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BP190.5.A7
LC item number
E45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Aisha's cushion : religious art, perception, and practice in Islam, Jamal J. Elias
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-392) and index
Contents
Prologue : the promise of a meaningful image -- Representation, resemblance and religion -- The icon and the idol -- Iconoclasm, iconophobia and Islam -- Idols, icons and images in Islam -- Beauty, goodness, and wonder -- Alchemy, appearance and essence -- Dreams, visions and the imagination -- Sufism and the metaphysics of resemblance -- Words, pictures and signs -- Legibility, iconicity and monumental writing
Control code
ocn792886614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 404 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780674058064
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012019627
Other physical details
8 ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)792886614
Label
Aisha's cushion : religious art, perception, and practice in Islam, Jamal J. Elias
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-392) and index
Contents
Prologue : the promise of a meaningful image -- Representation, resemblance and religion -- The icon and the idol -- Iconoclasm, iconophobia and Islam -- Idols, icons and images in Islam -- Beauty, goodness, and wonder -- Alchemy, appearance and essence -- Dreams, visions and the imagination -- Sufism and the metaphysics of resemblance -- Words, pictures and signs -- Legibility, iconicity and monumental writing
Control code
ocn792886614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 404 p., 8 p. of plates
Isbn
9780674058064
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012019627
Other physical details
8 ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)792886614

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