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Managing Christians and Jews

Stilt Talar

in Islamic Law in Action: Authority, Discretion, and Everyday Experiences in Mamluk Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602438
eISBN:
9780191729348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602438.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the ways that the muhtasib regulated Christians and Jews. In the first case, the muhtasib destroyed a church because the clappers used to call worshippers to prayer were too ... More


Preparing for Reformation: (Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809; Pope Peter VII, 1809–52)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the leadership of Coptic Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809 and Pope Peter VII, 1809–52), addressing the moral conduct of the Coptic community and the education of Copts.


Judaism and Islam: Fourteen Hundred Years of Intertwined Destiny? An Overview

Norman A. Stillman

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the relationships discussed in this book. It speaks of intertwined destiny in the context of commensality, implying living together in a shared ... More


The Use of Islamic Materials by Non-Muslim Writers

Yehoshua Frenkel

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides a full spectrum of Jewish-Muslim Interrelationship by painting a broad picture of Jewishness within the matrix of the Muslim state and society. This study is neither an ... More


Borders and Boundaries

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/9780801451836.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter turns to the subject of boundary making and political authority in the context of jihad and the borderlands. Combining political and legal history, it explores how the presence of a ... More


Conclusion

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/9780801451836.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter considers the question of the legal status of dhimmis. Evidence presented in the previous chapters, as well as the analysis of boundary making, allow for a better ... More


Muslim Jurists’ Criteria for the Division of the World into Dar al-Harb and Dar al-Islam

Moussa Abou Ramadan

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

There is disagreement over the definition of dar al-Islam and dar al-harb between classical and contemporary jurists. Different authors have laid down different criteria; we find different opinions ... More


Interreligious Teachings and the Qur’an: The Art of Interpretation

Hussam S. Timani

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This essay provides an overview of approaches to teaching interreligious studies and focuses on approaches to the study of some Qur’anic verses that have been given exclusivist interpretations. In ... More


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