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Edited by Dawn Chatty
A volume devoted to an understanding of contemporary nomadic and pastoral societies in the Middle East and North Africa. It recognizes the variable mobile quality of the ways of life of these societies which accommodate the ‘nation-state’ but remain firmly transnational and highly adaptive.
Peter Behnstedt und Manfred Woidich
This volume is the first comprehensive and systematic description of the dialect geography of the Arabic language which discusses on the basis of 112 maps topics such as types and interpretation of maps, areal norms and their significance for Arabic and the delimitation of dialect borders.
This volume offers a new approach in Islamic hermeneutics and the understanding of Qur’anic exegesis, Muslim dialectical theology and the appropriation of Peripatetical logic in the Arabic world. It ranges from the 8th century up to Avicenna (11th century).
Anna Ayşe Akasoy
This study of the Sicilian Questions of the philosopher and mystic Ibn Sabٴ īn of Murcia (ca. 1217-1270) interprets the structure and sources of the text as a reflection of intellectual life in the late Almohad Arab West.
This study compares Avicenna’s and Thomas Aquinas’ conceptions of God, theological language, the nature of creative action and the beginning of the universe. It emphasizes the connection between their positions regarding theological language and their discussions of creation.
David A. King
The second volume of this three-volume series provides a fascinating insight into the life, culture and society, in their own words, of Gulf Arabs of the pre-oil generation, covering such subjects as pearl-diving, agriculture, marriage, communal relations, domestic life, and childhood.
Compiled and edited by Heather Bleaney
David A. King
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