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The Anti-Muslim Discourse of Alfonso Buenhombre

Antoni Biosca i Bas

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/9780823264629.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This essay studies the anti-Muslim discourse of Alfonso Buenhombre, a fourteenth-century Dominican, who was the author of two anti-Jewish texts, including the Epistola Rabbi Samuelis (Epistle of ... More


How an Italian Friar Read His Arabic Qur’an

Thomas E. Burman

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/9780823263868.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS ar. 384, a copy of the Qur‘ān written in the eastern Mediterranean, contains two sets of Latin marginal notes from the thirteenth or early fourteenth centuries. ... 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


Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Doubtful and Dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier ... More


The Rushdie Affair: Truth and Conduct

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

in Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter takes up Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses and the aftermath of its publication - the “Rushdie Affair” –in terms of an anthropology of the contemporary. The chapter observes ... More


The Developing Jewish-Christian Polemic

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the late eleventh and early twelfth century Christian anti-Jewish polemic began to intensify and was met with a Jewish response in Hebrew Crusade narratives and in Hebrew Bible commentaries. This ... More


Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic, Faith, and Sacrifice in Rashi and the Gloss on Genesis 22

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Both Rashi and the Gloss read the near-sacrifice of Isaac polemically, in a way that uses the story of Abraham as evidence for the greatness of Abraham—representing their own faiths—over “other” ... More


Conclusion

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws all of the threads of the book together and insists that the story of Prince Rupert's ‘necromantic dogge’ should not be dismissed as mere drollery: as an amusing but essentially ... More


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