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 The Legacy of Engagement

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For more than fourteen centuries Christians and Muslims have lived in proximity and in one way or another have interacted with each other. The responses of each community have been guided both ... More


Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Joel Blecher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295933
eISBN:
9780520968677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295933.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While scholars have long studied how Muslims authenticated and transmitted Muhammad’s sayings and practices (hadith), the story of how Muslims interpreted and reinterpreted hadith across a millennium ... More


Colonial Aristocracies of the High Middle Ages

Robert Bartlett

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Between the 11th and the 13th centuries, the political map of Europe and the Mediterranean was transformed by a series of conquests which established, more or less securely, new ruling classes in ... More


To Join the Banquet

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces religious coercion as a problem of interpretation in early modern Spain. Like Augustine’s apology for the disciplining of Christian apostates or the Tridentine defense of ... More


Protector of the “al-Wasatiyya” Islam: Cairo’s al-Azhar University

Masooda Bano

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter illustrates how al Azhar, established by the Shi'i Fatimid empire in 970, was eventually to become one of the most respected centres for Sunni Islamic learning around the globe. It shows ... More


Jewish Parody and Allegory in Medieval Hebrew Poetry in Spain

Libby Garshowitz

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/9780813036496.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The benefits reaped by the Jews under Arab Islam at its zenith through the enrichment of medieval Hebrew and poetic creativity—infused by Arab poetry—compares well with the progress they made in ... More


All Paths Lead to God: The Case of Ibn ʿArabī

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Andalusian Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) is one of the most well-known mystics of world history. He argues that God will judge individuals according to what they can discern. But, because all paths lead ... More


The Perils of Public Commentary

Joel Blecher

in Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295933
eISBN:
9780520968677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295933.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the seat of the eleventh-century Andalusian seaside kingdom of Dénia, a hadith was read aloud at a public gathering that stated that Muhammad once handwrote a peace agreement with his opponents ... More


The Inner World of the Interpretive Tradition

Joel Blecher

in Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295933
eISBN:
9780520968677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295933.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this chapter readers delve deeper into the inner world of commentary and fine-grained commentarial reasoning, while keeping in mind the complex social and historical milieu of late Umayyad ... More


Andalusia as Trauma: The Legacies of

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

in The Transcontinental Maghreb: Francophone Literature across the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275151
eISBN:
9780823277254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275151.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the multiple and conflicting reappropriations of al-Andalus—as both historical moment and mythopoetic trope of coexistence. Assessing Abdelkébir Khatibi’s hypothesis of an Arab ... More


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