Muḥammad ibn Jaʿfar al-Kattānī

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Muḥammad ibn Jaʿfar ibn Idrīs al-Kattānī (sometimes transcribed as Kettani or Kittani )(Arabic: محمد بن جعفر بن إدريس الكتاني‎, born 1858 in Fes and died 1927) was a Moroccan scholar and theologian from the 19th century. His best known book is the famous Saints from Fes (Salwa al-Anfās), or Kitāb salwat al-anfās wa-muḥadatha al-akiyas mi-man uqbira min al-ʿulamā wa al-ṣulaḥa bi-Fās, lithographed Arabic edition originally 1898.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Julie Scott Meisami, Paul Starkey, Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature. Routledge, 1998 ISBN 978-0-415-18572-1, see entry on Al-Kattani, p. 428

References[edit]

  • Fernando Rodríguez Mediano, Santos arrebatados: Algunos ejemplos de Maydub en la Salwat al-anfäs de Muhammad al-Kattani, 1992
  • Bettina Dennerlein, “Asserting Authority”, in: Gudrun Krämer, Sabine Schmidtke, Speaking for Islam: religious authorities in Muslim societies, BRILL, 2006, p. 128 ff, Online Google books [1] (retrieved January 6, 2011)