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Jordan: A Case Study of the Relationship between Islamic Finance and Islamist Politics

Mohammed Malley

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Political Islamists contend that Islam is a complete way of life, encompassing rules and regulations, not only for spiritual and moral uplift, but also for establishing and maintaining political, ... More


Introduction

Janina M. Safran

in Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451836
eISBN:
9780801468018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451836.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter argues that despite the numerous accounts of the political history of Umayyad al-Andalus, its relationship to the Jewish and Christian communities under its rule can be ... More


Society in Transition

Janina M. Safran

in Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451836
eISBN:
9780801468018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451836.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at the social and cultural transformation of al-Andalus, and considers what the Arabic–Islamic legal texts and the Latin martyrologies reveal about cultural change, interfaith ... More


Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Daniel G. König

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The study explains how Arabic-Islamic scholars, i.e. Muslim scholars writing in Arabic, portrayed medieval Western or ‘Latin-Christian’ Europe between the seventh and the early fifteenth century. At ... More


Arabic-Islamic Records on Latin-Christian Europe

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the general theme of the book. It discusses and defines the terminology employed to describe, analyse, and evaluate Arabic-Islamic records on medieval Western ... More


An Evolving Information Landscape (7th–15th Centuries)

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 features an overview of relations between the Latin-Christian and the Arabic-Islamic sphere. Its purpose is to show how much information on medieval Western Europe was potentially available ... More


Scholars at Work

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 addresses the various factors that influenced how Arabic-Islamic scholars received and processed information on the Roman West and medieval Western Europe. Explaining briefly how the rise ... More


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