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The Quran's Depiction of Abraham in Light of the Hebrew Bible and Midrash

Bat-Sheva Garsiel

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the Quran, stressing the possible Jewish, Christian, Judeo-Christian, or Gnostic sources of inspiration for the Quranic revelation. Abraham emerges as a figure that is respected ... More


The Cosmopolitanisms of Citizenship

Jeremy Waldron

in Cosmopolitanisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Recovering the cosmopolitanism of the medieval Catholic university, Jeremy Waldron offers an eloquent update of what Hollinger would call the “old” cosmopolitanism that is both particular and ... More


Village Tales: Alexandre Weill and Mosaic Monotheism

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1867, Alexandre Weill lamented the continuing prejudice and hatred toward the Jews in France despite the spread of enlightened tolerance. However, he blamed the French Jews themselves for their ... More


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