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Fons Vitae

Mary the Blessed Virgin of Islam

Aliah Schleifer




This book throws light on the reasons for the importance of Mary as a spiritual figure in Islam.


It provides the background for an understanding of her symbolic importance to Muslim men and women, both as an individual and together with her son Jesus. It poses such questions as: Is Mary to be regarded not only as the highest woman in all creation, but is she also to be counted among the prophets who received revelation?