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The Profile of a Convert in Safavid Iran

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the case of a Portuguese Augustinian missionary who converted to Islam in late seventeenth century Iran and worked as a court translator for the Shah, adopting the name of ... More


A Cycle of Polemics and Translation Projects

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the history of a cycle of theological polemics of which Jadid al-Islam’s work was the last link. This cycle starts in Mughal India with the work of the Jesuit missionary Jerome ... More


Sufis as the Christians of the Umma

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Jadid al-Islam’s anti-Sufi positions, both within his anti-Christian polemics as well as in his treatise specifically devoted to Sufism. An overview of the history of Sufism ... More


Introduction

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction of the book discusses some of the reasons why the study of Muslim-Christians relations in Iran in the Safavid period has lagged behind when compared to studies of Christian ... More


Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Alberto Tiburcio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is a study on the history of polemical exchanges between Catholic missionaries and Muslim ʿulama in Safavid Iran. The book is centred around the figure of ʿAli Quli Jadid al-Islam, a ... More


Conclusions

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The conclusions analyse the findings of the book mainly in terms of its contribution to: 1) the history of Muslim-Christian relations in Safavid Iran and in the early modern Middle East at large, 2) ... More


The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and Beyond

L. W. C. van Lit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415859
eISBN:
9781474435024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415859.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book traces the notion of a world of image from its conception until today. This notion is one of the most original innovations in medieval Islamic philosophy, and is unique compared to other ... More


Appropriating Shiʿi Tradition and Engaging Christian Sources

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyses the way in which Jadid al-Islam’s work uses both Islamic and Christian sources. From the Islamic archive, attention is drawn toward the use of hadith from specifically Shiʿi ... More


Jadid al-Islam and the Signs of the Prophecy

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article situates Jadid al-Islam’s work within the context of the history of the genre of the “signs of the prophecy”. The chapter provides a general overview of the history as well as the tropes ... More


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