A Muslim Theologian in the Sectarian Milieu

ʿAbd al-Jabbār and the Critique of Christian Origins

Gabriel Said Reynolds, Notre Dame University

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€144,00
$192.00
ISBN13: 
9789004139619
Publication Year: 
2004
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 304 pp.
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
56

edited by Alexander T. Schubert and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

Documents and the History of the Early Islamic World presents new Greek, Arabic and Coptic material from the seventh to the fifteenth centuries C.E. from Egypt and Palestine and explores its rich potential for historical analysis.
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Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249592
Expected: 
November 2014

Andreas Kaplony, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

This book is the publication of another twenty-five business letters and process slips from al-Quṣayr al-Qadīm, a lonely outpost on the Red Sea shore connecting Egyptian donkey caravans with ships coming from the Ḥidjāz and South Arabia.
Series: 
Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277533
Expected: 
October 2014

Edited by Daniella Talmon-Heller, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Katia Cytryn-Silverman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

This book demonstrates the effectiveness of creative interdisciplinary research, applied to historical, cultural and archaeological problems in the study of the Middle East.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271593
Expected: 
September 2014

Hasan Shuraydi

This book fills a long-standing gap in Arabic-Islamic studies. Hasan Shuraydi presents an in-depth survey of relevant themes that concern youth and old age in Medieval Arabic literature in an informative and entertaining style intended for specialists and non-specialists.
Series: 
Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271609
Expected: 
September 2014

edited by Abdulrahman al-Salimi and Wilferd Madelung, University of Oxford (emeritus)

Early Ibāḍī Theology offers the critical edition of six Arabic texts by the Ibāḍī scholar ‘Abd Allāh b. Yazīd al-Fazārī (8th c.) recently discovered in Algeria that constitute the earliest extant body of kalām theology in Islam
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270251
Expected: 
July 2014

Edited by Orkhan Mir-Kasimov, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

The edited volume Unity in Diversity: Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam explores the role of mystical and messianic groups and movements in the construction and re-construction of religious authority in Muslim societies.
Series: 
Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259034
Publication date: 
November 2013

Isabel Toral-Niehoff, Freie Universität Berlin

In al-Ḥīra. Eine arabische Kulturmetropole im spätantiken Kontext, Isabel Toral-Niehoff draws a vivid portrait of this multicultural Late Antique Arab city located in the frontier zone between Byzantium and Iran and emphasizes its significance for Arab culture and early Islam. ...
Series: 
Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229266
Publication date: 
October 2013

Michael Ebstein, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

In Mysticism and Philosophy in al-Andalus, Michael Ebstein underscores the many links that connect the intellectual world of the Andalusi mystics Ibn Masarra (269/883-319/931) and Ibn al-ʿArabi (560/1165-638/1240) to the Ismāʿīlī tradition.
Series: 
Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255364
Publication date: 
November 2013

Maaike van Berkel, University of Amsterdam, Nadia El Cheikh, American University Beirut, Hugh Kennedy, SOAS, London and Letizia Osti, University of Milan

The reign of al-Muqtadir (295-320/908-32) is a crucial epoch in Abbasid history. Four scholars question the picture of decline attached to this period, exploring the formal and informal power relationships that shaped politics at the court of this caliph.
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Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252714
Publication date: 
July 2013

Umar F. Abd-Allah Wymann-Landgraf, Nawawi Foundation

This book studies the legal reasoning of Mālik ibn Anas. It emphasizes that the Sunnī schools of law emerged during the formative period as independent legal methodologies.
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Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211407
Publication date: 
March 2013

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