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The Eleventh Hour
Martin Lings

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Martin Lings

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Shems Friedlander

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MECCA
by Martin Lings
 
 


Classification: TBD
Size: 216 x 138 mm
Pages: 86
Binding: paper
ISBN:1-901383-07-5
Price: £9.95
Illustrations: duotones
Publication date: 2004

 

In this his latest work, eminent Islamic scholar Martin Lings discusses the significance of the pilgrimage to Mecca in the light of the tradition of Abraham. Drawing upon his own experience of performing the pilgrimage first in 1946 and then again in 1978, as well referring to the traditional sources he describes how the Hajj, proclaimed and established by Abraham and Ishmael about 4,000 years ago, and renewed by the Prophet Muhammad some fourteen hundred years ago, has continued to be performed without a break until the present day, its spiritual meaning as profound and timeless as ever.

 

 

 
 

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