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 Muslim Koranic Fundamentalism

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the Islamic belief that the Koran (Qur'an) was authored by Allah and revealed to Muhammad via the angel Gabriel, and dissects the alleged ‘proofs’ for Koranic divinity. The ... More


Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe

Michael D. Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451447
eISBN:
9780801467318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451447.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Superstitions are commonplace in the modern world. Mostly, however, they evoke innocuous images of people reading their horoscopes or avoiding black cats. Certain religious practices might also come ... More


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