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Historical Contextualization Method

Aysha A. Hidayatullah

in Feminist Edges of the Qur’an

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359561
eISBN:
9780199359608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359561.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter tracks feminist Qur’anic interpretation’s use of the historical contextualization method, which entails: researching the occasion of a verse’s revelation (its sabab al-nuzul, pl. asbab ... More


Baraka Besieged: islamism, neofundamentalism, and shared sacred space in south asia

David Damrel

in Muslims and Others in Sacred Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925049
eISBN:
9780199980468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925049.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter surveys the idea of sacred space in the context of Muslim religious sites in South Asia. Careful attention is paid to conceptualizing sacred space in a Muslim milieu. With a special ... More


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