The Poetics of Iblis (Paperback)
Narrative Theology in the Qur'an (Harvard Theological Studies #62)
Harvard University Press, 9780674062412, 311pp.
Publication Date: October 31, 2011
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Iblis, the character in the Qu'ran who refuses God's command to bow to Adam and is punished by eviction from heaven, is commonly depicted as a fiendish character. However, some Sufi stories describe Iblis as a figure tragically rejected by God. This book traces the origins and development of the Iblis story.
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