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Milton, Islam and the Ottomans

Gerald MacLean

in Milton and Toleration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199295937
eISBN:
9780191712210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295937.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines Milton's relation to Islam by examining Arab-Islamic responses to Paradise Lost in the contexts of contemporary Ottoman policies and the Qur'ānic version of the double-fall. ... More


Who Instigated Violence: A Rebelling Devil or a Vengeful God?

István T. Kristó-Nagy*

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The contrast between the attitude towards violence of the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament was already explored by Marcion (d. c. 160 ad) before the advent of Islam and has ... More


Living with the Devil: Pure Selves and a Corrupting World

Gregory M. Simon

in Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838300
eISBN:
9780824868413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838300.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discourses in West Sumatra concerning the capacities of human selves include Islamic notions of the physical and metaphysical dimensions of existence and the tension between learned reason (akal) and ... More


A New Prophetology for Bengal: Purāṇa-Korān Salvation History

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Saiyad Sultān’s narratological innovation of a Hindu prehistory to the traditional Islamic prophets is examined in this chapter. Saiyad Sultān reconstitutes Islamic prophetology to include Hindu ... More


Hari the Fallen Prophet: An Avatāra’s Descent into Disgrace

Ayesha A. Irani

in The Muhammad Avatāra: Salvation History, Translation, and the Making of Bengali Islam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190089221
eISBN:
9780190089252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089221.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Born into the degenerate and idolatrous line of Kābil (Cain), Hari (Kr̥ṣṇa) is the only Hindu god who punctuates the line of traditional Islamic prophets after Ādam. The narrative unit on Hari is the ... More


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