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Eastern Approaches: Islam as a Minority Religion in Kenya

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

in Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From earliest times, Muslims were a visible presence along the Indian Ocean of East Africa, coming from different locations in the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and elsewhere. Islam moved inland ... More


Mirage of the Saracen

Walter D. Ward

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283770
eISBN:
9780520959521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283770.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century CE. It uses a post-colonial lens to examine the ways ... More


Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Christian W. Troll and C.T.R. Hewer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book captures the autobiographical reflections of twenty-eight Christians who were amongst those who, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) and initiatives of the World Council of ... More


Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Nicholas Doumanis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The Greek Christians expelled from Anatolia between 1912 and 1924 often spoke about earlier times when they ‘lived well with the Turks’. They yearned for the days when they worked and drank coffee ... More


The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Michael Lower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem wind up attacking Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study ... More


Turning Miscegenation into Tragicomedy (Or Not): Robert Greene’s Orlando Furioso

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

in Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses genre as an alternative to assessing the racial and gendered stakes of Christian-Muslim conversion. It studies what happens when a romance plot is forced into a tragicomic ... More


Journeying toward God

Joseph Ellul

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Dominican, Ellul, begins the chapter with an excursus on the historical relationship of his native Malta with Islam and Muslims. This history, combined with migration and contemporary relations ... More


Intelligence, Humility and Confidence: An Agenda for Christian Engagement with Islam

David Marshall

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Marshall, a priest of the Church of England, began his encounter with Islamic studies at Oxford, before moving to Selly Oak and a doctorate on Qur’anic themes. Inspired by his English mentor, Kenneth ... More


So What Have We Learned?

Christian W. Troll and C. T. R. Hewer

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the final chapter, the editors attempt to draw out pointers from the foregoing. These include: the importance of Centres for Christian-Muslim study and inspirational teachers, the crucial role ... More


The Murderous Sword of the Saracen

Walter D. Ward

in Mirage of the Saracen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283770
eISBN:
9780520959521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283770.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter moves beyond the chronological and geographic parameters of the rest of the book to describe the broader implications of the Christian application of the word “Saracens” to Muslims. ... More


Translations of the Qur’an and Other Islamic Texts before Dante (Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries)

José Martínez Gázquez

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Examines the diffusion throughout Western Europe of Latin translations of Islamic texts, such as the Qur’an, the Doctrina Mochometi, and the Liber scale Machometi. The Latin translations of the ... More


The Tents of Kedar

Kenneth Cragg

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Kenneth Cragg divided his life between the Arab world, North America and Europe as bishop and academic. He has been prolific in writing on Christian-Muslim themes. This chapter addresses themes from ... More


Following a Path of Dialogue

Maurice Borrmans

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Borrmans spent his life at PISAI, the Catholic centre for Islamic studies in Rome, after studies in his native France, Tunisia and Algeria. This chapter covers sixty years of engagement in the ... More


God-Consciousness

Sigvard von Sicard

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The spirit of Africa was imbibed by von Sicard, who grew up there and studied in South Africa before moving on to Uppsala, Hartford, and Cairo. The journey is marked by figures like Tor Andrae, F.A. ... More


Called from My Mother's Womb

Lucie Pruvost

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pruvost was born in Algeria and imbibed Muslim practice through observation before she became a White Sister and subsequently devoted herself to the study of Shari'a in Tunisia and a teaching career ... More


A Life Between Church and Islam: Seeking True Discernment

Jan Slomp

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Slomp grew up in the shadow of the War in his native Netherlands, where he studied before formative experiences at Bossey under the aegis of the WCC. The Christian ecumenical movement and the Student ... More


A Philosophical-Theologian's Journey

David B. Burrell

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Burrell's life is interwoven with the University of Notre Dame, the Congregation of the Holy Cross and experience of teaching in America, Bangladesh, Israel and Uganda. Under the guidance of ... More


A Pilgrimage Amongst the Treasures of Islamic Traditions

Arij Roest Crollius

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After studies in his native Netherlands, the Lebanon and Egypt, the Jesuit, Roest Crollius, moved to Rome where he was based for forty years, mainly at the Gregorian University. From here he became a ... More


Seeking a Theological Encounter

Etienne Renaud

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Frenchman, Renaud, encountered Islam in Algeria before joining the Missionaries of Africa and studies in Tunisia and PISAI. He recounts a life divided between active work amongst Muslims in the ... More


Ibn al-Maḥrūmah’s Notes on Ibn Kammūnah’s Examination of the Three Religions: The Issue of the Abrogation of Mosaic Law

Sidney Griffith

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter treats the notes (al-ḥawāshī) written by one Ibn al-Maḥrūmah in the fourteenth century, written as glosses to the Tanqīḥ al-abḥāth li-l-milal al-thalāth (An Overview of Investigations ... More


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