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The ‘Foreign Woman’ and the Path Imagery

Stuart Weeks

in Instruction and Imagery in Proverbs 1-9

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291540
eISBN:
9780191710537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291540.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

‘Foreign woman’ would have been a familiar term in the post-exilic Jewish context, evoking ideas of corruption and apostasy central both to a recent controversy (described in Ezra and Nehemiah), and ... More


Apostasy and Jewish identity in high Middle Ages Northern Europe: 'Are you still my brother?'

Goldin Simha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719095771
eISBN:
9781781707852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095771.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this study, the various aspects of the way the Jews regarded themselves in the context of the lapse into another religion will be researched fully for the first time. We will attempt to understand ... More


The Battle Against Modernism

Robert C. Fuller

in Naming the Antichrist: The History of an American Obsession

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109795
eISBN:
9780199853281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109795.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter takes up the growth of pre-millennial thought in the fundamentalist movement of the 20th century. By the late 1800s, modernism had hit full stride. Rapid advances in the natural ... More


The Martyrdom of Sol Hachuel: Ridda in Morocco in 1834

Juliette Hassine

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/9780813036496.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a case in point, focusing on the problem of Jewish conversion under Islam. In 1834, Sol Hachuel, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl from Tangier, was beheaded, having been charged by a ... More


Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Mohsen Kadivar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Is it lawful to shed the blood of a man or a woman who insults the Prophet Muhammad? Does the Qur’an stipulate a worldly punishment for apostates? Beginning with a genealogy of religious freedom in ... More


Refuting the Claim of Consensus (ijmā‘) and the Necessity to Implement the Death Penalty for Blasphemy and Apostasy

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the fourth section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. In this section, these issues are discussed: Examining the Claim of Consensus on the ... More


The Background of the Treatise

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the first part of the ‘The Background of the Treatise’ and has three sections; Section one: Legal rulings (Fatāwā) condemning Rāfiq Taqī to death for apostasy or blaspheming the ... More


Islam: Between the Freedom of Expression and the Prohibition of Hate Speech1

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At the outset, one must distinguish the Islam of the Qur’an and definitive hadith reports of the Prophet and the Ahl al-Bayt from the Islam of the “shari‘a” (i.e., the opinions of past jurists ... More


Claiming the Validity of the Death Penalty for Blasphemy and Apostasy is Based on One Deficient “Isolated Report”: (khabar al-wāḥid)

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the second section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. Lankarani claimed: “Killing an apostate does not require a juridical ruling. ... More


Refuting the Claim that Most of the Hadiths on Apostasy are “Mutawātir in Meaning or in their General Tenor”

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the third section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. In this section, these issues are discussed: Analysis of the Hadiths on Apostasy, ... More


Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Miranda Wilcox and John D. Young (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At the eve of the bicentennial anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fifteen scholars explore the relationship between Mormon historical consciousness and the belief in a ... More


Introduction

Miranda Wilcox and John D. Young

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The introduction outlines the paradoxes in LDS conceptions of the past by introducing the narrative construction of a boundary between apostasy and restoration, a binary categorization that has ... More


Historical Periodization in the LDS Great Apostasy Narrative

Eric R. Dursteler

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter identifies B. H. Roberts, James E. Talmage, and Joseph Fielding Smith as the formulators of the LDS Great Apostasy narrative in the early twentieth century. It traces the sources of ... More


Narrating Apostasy and the LDS Quest for Identity

Miranda Wilcox

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces the development of and changes in LDS narratives of the Great Apostasy during the twentieth century and argues that while these narratives helped the LDS church maintain its ... More


The Freedom of Belief and Religion in Islam and Human Rights Documents

Mohsen Kadivar

in Human Rights and Reformist Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474449304
eISBN:
9781474495400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449304.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter considers the freedom of Belief and Religion in Islam and absolute rejection of worldly punishments for apostasy. The first section analyses the conventional Islamic reading of the issue ... More


Introduction

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

What is the situation of religious freedom in contemporary Islam? What are the positions of conservative and reformist Muslims on blasphemy, apostasy and heresy? Are there any substantive differences ... More


Objections to the Fatwa of Assassination1

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the second part of the ‘The Background of the Treatise’ and it is the open letter of Mohsen Kadivar to his former classmate Mohammad Javād Fāzel Lankarānī (Lankarānī Jr.) on 28 ... More


Response to Doubts Surrounding Apostasy1

Mohammad Javād Fāzel Lankarānī

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the third part of the ‘The Background of the Treatise’ and it is the respond of Mohammad Javād Fāzel Lankarānī (Lankarānī Jr.) to objections especially Kadivar’s open letter on 13 ... More


Issuing a Ruling on the Death Penalty by a Process that Falls Outside the Sphere of a Competent Court, and Subsequently Bestowing upon the General Public a Mandate to Implement it, will Engender Lawlessness and Anarchy

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the first section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. In this section, the author’s aim is to respond to two questions: (1) can one issue ... More


No One, during the Time of the Prophet, Imam Ali, and the Other Imams, was Sentenced to Death Solely for Apostasy

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the fifth section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. It discusses the subject in four periods: No one during the time of the Prophet was ... More


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