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Islam in the Sudan: Moving Beyond the Crossroads?

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:
10.1093/0195063864.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Sudan, at the crossroads between Africa and the Arab world, is an oil‐rich, largely barren country with a Muslim North, home to numerous factions and brotherhoods, and a Christian South, with many ... More


Between Hinterland and Frontier: Ottoman Vidin, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

ROSSITSA GRADEVA

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0017
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the frontier and the changing fate of the region influenced the military system as well as the provincial administration and agrarian regime. It focuses on Vidin in the ... More


Introduction: Intercommunality, Everyday Life, and Social Memory

Nicholas Doumanis

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter introduces the concept of intercommunality, which refers to cultures of coexistence developed between religious or ethnic communities at the local level. These informal relationships were ... More


Conclusion

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Summarizing the central arguments of his book, Saritoprak concludes by revisiting the theological and epistemological bases for an interpretive approach to Islamic sources on the eschatological role ... More


Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More


Mitigation, Management, and Resolution of Sectarianism under Mubarak

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter takes a micro-level look at the causes of communal violence against Copts: places of worship, the escalation of petty, non-sectarian disputes, and gender relations in which women are ... More


Between Enemies and Friends

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/9780801451836.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes how jurists handled close personal relationships between Muslims and dhimmis while simultaneously maintaining boundaries between communities. This discourse offers insight into ... More


1917–1923: Balancing Religion and National Unity

Noah Haiduc-Dale

in Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While Arabs’ first response was to identify themselves along national lines, British policy and international pressures altered the options available to Arab Christians. While the British sought to ... More


Islam's Jesus

Zeki Saritoprak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book aims to illuminate Islam's rich theological engagement with the figure of Jesus, which can lay the groundwork for Muslim-Christian dialogue. This book explores the importance of Jesus in ... More


The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Sebastian Elsasser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Part of the legacy of the Mubarak era (1980–2011) in Egypt is the unsettled state of Muslim-Christian relations and the increasing volatility of sectarian tensions, which also overshadowed the first ... More


Delineating Muslim-Christian Relations

Etty Terem

in Old Texts, New Practices: Islamic Reform in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787079
eISBN:
9780804790840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787079.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 4 focuses on the expansion of contact with foreigners as the growing disparity in power between Morocco and Europe became acute during the second half of the nineteenth century. It analyzes ... More


A Qur’anic Perspective on the Eschatological Role of Jesus

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter begins by giving a brief introduction to the terminology used in Islamic theology when discussing Jesus's eschatological role, especially the term nuzul. The chapter then examines Islamic ... More


Symbolic, Allegorical, and Other Interpretive Approaches to Jesus’s Eschatological Role

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 8 begins by explaining why the interpretative approach is, theologically, the most useful approach for understanding the Qur’an and the Hadith as they relate to Jesus. Of particular ... More


Jesus’s Descent and Theologies of Muslim-Christian Cooperation

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 9 explores Islamic theology related to Jesus in light of its implications for Muslim-Christian cooperation, pluralism, and world peace. Saritoprak emphasizes the importance of dialogue and ... More


National Unity and the Dilemmas of Identity and History

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The national unity discourse has been the most important discourse through which Muslim-Christian relations are represented and negotiated in modern Egypt. Essential ingredients in the representation ... More


The Rise of Sectarian Polemics

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In late Mubarak era witnessed an increasingly explosive feedback between public sectarian polemics and sectarian violence. An analysis shows that polemics were partly facilitated, by unsolved issues ... More


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