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A Medieval Muslim Scholar at Work
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: Etan Kohlberg
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Ibn t w s (d. 664/1266) was a famous Sh scholar and bibliophile. This book portrays his intellectual world and working methods, and reconstructs, as far as possible, his extensive library, which included many works now lost. Kohlberg's monograph is an important contribution to Sh studies and to the history
Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Talmon-Heller Daniella Talmon-Heller
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the medieval Middle East. It investigates the ways Muslims thought about and practiced at sacred spaces and in sacred times through two detailed case studies: the shrines in honour of the head of al-Husayn (the martyred grandson of the Prophet),
The Silent Qur'an and the Speaking Qur'an
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-08 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Two major events occurred in the early centuries of Islam that determined its historical and spiritual development in the centuries that followed: the formation of the sacred scriptures, namely the Qur'an and the Hadith, and the chronic violence that surrounded the succession of the Prophet, manifesting in repression, revolution, massacre,
Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 2 (900-1050)
Language: en
Pages: 788
Authors: David Thomas, Alexander Mallett
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-17 - Publisher: BRILL

Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History 2 (CMR2) is a history of all the works on Christian-Muslim relations from 900 to 1050. It comprises introductory essays and over one hundred entries containing descriptions, assessments and comprehensive bibliographical details of individual works.
Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: M. Cook, N. Haider, I. Rabb, A. Sayeed
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-06 - Publisher: Springer

Bringing together essays on topics related to Islamic law, this book is composed of articles by prominent legal scholars and historians of Islam. They exemplify a critical development in the field of Islamic Studies: the proliferation of methodological approaches that employ a broad variety of sources to analyze social and