Light in the Heavens

Light in the Heavens

Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad

192 Pages

November 2016

ISBN: 9781479871469

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Al-Qadi al-Quda'i (d. 454/1062) was a Sunni jurist, a scholar of hadiths and history, and a senior government official of the Fatimid dynasty in Cairo.

Tahera Qutbuddin is Professor of Arabic Literature at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Arabic Oration: Art and Function.


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