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Education and Scholarship in Franco-Egyptian and French Law before 1923

Leonard Wood

in Islamic Legal Revival: Reception of European Law and Transformations in Islamic Legal Thought in Egypt, 1875–1952

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786016
eISBN:
9780191827716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786016.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Beginning in 1923 and for three decades thereafter, scholars at the law faculty of Cairo University pursued groundbreaking pedagogy and scholarship in Franco-Egyptian and Islamic law. To explain how ... More


The Flourishing of Advanced Studies after 1923

Leonard Wood

in Islamic Legal Revival: Reception of European Law and Transformations in Islamic Legal Thought in Egypt, 1875–1952

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786016
eISBN:
9780191827716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786016.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The 1920s through 1950s constituted a dynamic era in the history of legal thought in Egypt defined by cross-cultural and multilingual engagements, methodological rigor, theoretical awareness on a ... More


On the Great Pyramid

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with the author's arrival to Cairo University. The university was founded as a private college in 1908, then nationalized in 1925. The author wanted to be a journalist and during ... More


Inter-war Evangelicalism, Cambridge Student Missionary Enthusiasm and Anderson’s Mission to Evangelise Egypt

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter follow’s Norman Anderson’s career as a missionary with the Egypt General Mission in Egypt from 1932 to 1939. It traces the influence of prominent missionary thinkers, Egyptian Christians ... More


A Call to Muslim–Christian Dialogue

Francesco Zannini

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/9780823243198.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Amongst formative inspirations for Zannini, sometime of the Xaverian Fathers, were the commitment of Francis of Assisi, the poor man of dialogue, and the Vatican II document Gaudium et Spes. Arabic ... More


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