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From Alexandria to Cairo: The Medieval From Alexandria to Cairo: The Medieval Golden Age of Copto–Arabic Christology

Stephen J. Davis

in Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter traces key developments in Copto-Arabic Christology and Christopraxis from the 10th to the 13th century. The Christology of Būlus Al-Bushī, and Christology of Awlād Al-AssālBulus ... More


Introduction: Nationalism and Religious Identification

Noah Haiduc-Dale

in Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction highlights the tension between nationalism and religious identification and explains how earlier scholarship takes an all-or-nothing approach to the meaning of religious identity. ... More


Maronite Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and Sunni Muslims from the Arab Region: Between Empire, Racialization, and Assimilation

Nadine Naber

in MisReading America: Scriptures and Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199975419
eISBN:
9780199346158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975419.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nadine Naber, Matthew Stiffler, and their research team focus on Sunni Muslims in California and Maronite Catholics and Antiochian Orthodox Christians in Michigan, specifically those belonging to ... More


Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Noah Haiduc-Dale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Christians in British Mandate Palestine (1917-1948) comprised a significant minority of the Arab population, but it is commonly assumed that they were junior partners in the Palestinian nationalist ... More


My Sister Esther:: Reflections on Judaism, Ottomanism and Empire in the Works of Farah Antun

Orit Bashkin

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter looks into the writings about Jews in 1890s Egypt, especially in the works of novelist and intellectual Farah Antun (1874-1922). It argues that the Egyptian print media, in its post-1882 ... More


Origins of grammatical ši: Southern Arabia or the Levant?

David Wilmsen

in Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718123
eISBN:
9780191787485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718123.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Similarities between southern peninsular Arabic dialects and the Modern South Arabian languages support a southern pre-diaspora origin for the Arabic dialects negating and interrogating with reflexes ... More


An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Yaakov Ariel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in common. Yet special alliances developed between the two groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Evangelicals ... More


Topoi and Topography in the Histories of al-Ḥīra

Adam Talib

in History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199915408
eISBN:
9780199332816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915408.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the Arabic poetry dealing with the city of Ḥīra in south-west Iraq. Much of this poetry is filled with longing for a fleeting era of glory, when Ḥīra was ruled by its Christian ... More


* * The Kurd Country

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0049
Subject:
History, Indian History

The caravan enters the Kurd country, on the borders of the desert. The author describes the desert and narrates how the caravan was detained. He also presents an account of the tribe of Senjar, a ... More


Anglican Mission in the Middle East up to 1910

Duane Alexander Miller

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that the Middle East provided a testing ground for different and contesting visions of what it meant to be an Anglican. It begins with a review of the thought and ministry of ... More


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