The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria - Oxford Oriental Monographs (Hardback)Josef Meri (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 342
Weight: 539 g
Dimensions: 223 x 143 x 24 mm
[Meri] examines aspects of the cult of saints with impeccable objectivity and admirable clarity, employing to the full his impressive mastery of the primary sources, in Arabic, Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic ... his meticulous attention to detail is one of the strongest features of this work in academic terms. * Transcendent Philosophy *
a model of scholarship * James E. Lindsay, Al-Masaq *
Meri has written a fascinating volume which deserves to be consulted by all specialists in Islamic Studies and which, because of its careful structure and lucidity, will appeal to a much wider audience as well. * Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society *
a richly descriptive...valuable [and] fine monograph * Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Volume 70/1 *
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