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The People of the Book, 200 BCE–200 CE

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the well-documented shift of the religious norm that transformed the Jews into the People of the Book. During the first century BCE, some Jewish scholars and religious leaders ... More


 The Legacy of Engagement

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For more than fourteen centuries Christians and Muslims have lived in proximity and in one way or another have interacted with each other. The responses of each community have been guided both ... More


In Defense of All Houses of Worship?: Jihad in the Context of Interfaith Relations

Asma Afsaruddin

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is a comparative study of early and late exegeses of Qur’an 22:39-40 and of the specific historical circumstances in which they were generated. The focus is on what this changing ... 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


Shiʿi Legal Attitudes Toward the Jews

in Between Foreigners and Shiʿis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754583
eISBN:
9780804779487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754583.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Quran treats Jews and other non-Muslims as ahl al-kitab (“people of the Book”) together with Christians, as banu-israil (the children of Israel), or as yahud (Jews). Aside from the Quran and the ... 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


Return of the Solar King

Gregory A. Lipton

in Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190684501
eISBN:
9780190684532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684501.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter challenges the widely held Perennialist view that Ibn ‘Arabi rejected the supersessionist doctrine of abrogation (naskh), by demonstrating that his positions on the religious Other ... More


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