Letters of a Sufi Scholar

The Correspondence of `Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī (1641-1731)

Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide

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€165,00
$216.00
ISBN13: 
9789004171022
E-ISBN: 
9789047424338
Publication Date: 
October 2009
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Hardback
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xxiv, 536 pp.
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
74

Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Edited by Hanna Siurua

Patricia Crone's Collected Studies in Three Volumes brings together a number of her published, unpublished, and revised articles. The present volume places the rise of Islam in the context of the ancient Near East and investigates sceptical and subversive ideas in the Islamic world.
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Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004319271
Expected: 
June 2016
€110,00
$142.00

Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Edited by Hanna Siurua

Patricia Crone's Collected Studies in Three Volumes brings together a number of her published, unpublished, and revised articles. The present volume examines the reception of pre-Islamic legacies in Islam, above all that of the Iranians.
Series: 
Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004319264
Expected: 
June 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Edited by Hanna Siurua

Patricia Crone's Collected Studies in Three Volumes brings together a number of her published, unpublished, and revised articles. the present volume pursues the reconstruction of the religious environment in which Islam arose and develops an intertextual approach to studying the Qurʾ&...
Series: 
Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004312289
Expected: 
June 2016
€162,00
$210.00

Fukuzo Amabe, Tokyo Keizai University (the University of Economic Studies in Tokyo)

In Urban Autonomy in Medieval Islam Fukuzo Amabe offers the first in-depth study on autonomous cities in medieval Islam stretching from Aleppo to Toledo.
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Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310261
Expected: 
May 2016
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Bruno De Nicola, University of St. Andrews (UK) and Charles Melville, University of Cambridge

The Mongols’ Middle East: Continuity and Transformation in Ilkhanid Iran offers a collection of academic articles that investigate different aspects of Mongol rule in 13th- and 14th-century Iran, with a particular focus in the Ilkhanate's interactions with its immediate neighbours in...
Series: 
Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311992
Expected: 
April 2016
€115,00
$149.00

Pavel Pavlovitch, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

In The Formation of the Islamic Understanding of kalāla in the Second Century AH (718-816 CE), Pavel Pavlovitch studies by means of isnād-cum-matn analysis legal and exegetical ḥadīth about the meaning of the word kalāla in the Quran.
Series: 
Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306066
E-ISBN: 
9789004306073
Publication date: 
November 2015
€186,00
$241.00

Feryal Salem, Hartford Seminary

This book examines the way in which early Muslims begin to understand normative Islamic practice through the role of Muslim scholars who define, preserve, and pass on Islamic traditions. This later becomes the foundation of Sunni identity and Sufi piety. In the figure of ʿAbdallāh b. al...
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310292
Expected: 
June 2016
€93,00
$120.00

Damien Janos

This volume contains a collection of articles focusing on the philosophical and theological exchanges between Muslim and Christian intellectuals living in Baghdad during the classical period of Islamic history, when this city was a vibrant center of philosophical, scientific, and literary activity.
Series: 
Volume: 
124
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306028
E-ISBN: 
9789004306264
Publication date: 
October 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Camilla Adang, Tel Aviv University, Hassan Ansari, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Maribel Fierro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, and Sabine Schmidtke, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

The present volume offers nineteen studies of takfīr: accusations of unbelief, covering different periods and parts of the Muslim world. Takfīr was and is an effective instrument to delegitimize one's opponents, who may face social exclusion or even persecution.
Series: 
Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004304734
E-ISBN: 
9789004307834
Publication date: 
October 2015
€172,00
$223.00

Edited by Maurice A. Pomerantz, New York University Abu Dhabi and Aram Shahin, James Madison University

In The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning leading scholars around the world, present twenty-five studies explore diverse areas of Arabo-Islamic tradition in honor of a leading scholar and teacher, Dr. Wadad A. Kadi (Prof. Emerita, University of Chicago).
Series: 
Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305908
E-ISBN: 
9789004307469
Publication date: 
October 2015
€195,00
$253.00

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