A Muslim Theologian in the Sectarian Milieu

ʿAbd al-Jabbār and the Critique of Christian Origins

Gabriel Said Reynolds, Notre Dame University

Status: 
€147,00
$192.00
ISBN13: 
9789004139619
Publication Date: 
December 2004
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 304 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
56

Edited by Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut and Ramzi Baalbaki, American University of Beirut

The Book of Noble Character is an anthology of quotations suitable for social and literary discourse. The work is introduced by an analytical study discussing the attribution of the work, the related genres, and the unique manuscript of the text.
Series: 
Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300910
Expected: 
August 2015
€93,00
$120.00

Edited by Christian Lange, University of Utrecht

Locating Hell in Islamic traditions gathers research on the history of the Muslim hell from its beginnings in the Quran through its medieval and modern transformations.
Series: 
Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301214
Expected: 
September 2015
€131,00
$182.00

Amikam Elad, The Hebrew University

In his book, Amikam Elad offers a detailed study of the revolt of the Alid al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762 and the relations between the early `Abbasis and the different Talibi families, mainly the Hasanis and the Husaynis.
Series: 
Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229891
Expected: 
September 2015
€176,00
$245.00

Aisha Geissinger, Carleton University

In Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority, Aisha Geissinger examines quotations of exegetical materials attributed to female figures in classical Sunnī Quran commentaries, and analyses their significance within the pre-modern genre of tafsīr.
Series: 
Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269354
Expected: 
June 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Sous la direction de Houari Touati, EHESS
Edited by Houari Touati, EHESS

Ce livre présente une étude historique et culturel sur l'art figuration humaine et le portrait dans un contexte islamique médiéval basé sur des sources littéraires et iconographiques. Avec: Sheila Blair; Éloïse Brac de la Perrière; Oleg Grabar;...
Series: 
Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283633
E-ISBN: 
9789004283855
Publication date: 
April 2015
€104,00
$135.00

Israel J. Katz, University of California at Davis, with the Collaboration of Sheila M. Craik and with a Foreword by Amnon Shiloah

Musicologist Henry George Farmer (1882-1965) participated in the First International Congress of Arab Music in Cairo in 1932. His journal and minutes, which are presented in this book, reveal aspects and inner-workings of the Congress that have hitherto remained unknown.
Series: 
Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263192
E-ISBN: 
9789004284142
Publication date: 
March 2015
€140,00
$181.00

Edited by Behnam Sadeghi, Stanford University; Asad Q. Ahmed, University of California, Berkeley; Adam Silverstein, Bar Ilan University; and Robert Hoyland, New York University

This collected volume brings together a range of articles in honor of Professor Patricia Crone.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252011
E-ISBN: 
9789004281714
Publication date: 
November 2014
€197,00
$255.00

Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria; Institute of Ismaili Studies

Roberto Tottoli, Università di Napoli L’Orientale

An international group of twenty-one friends and colleagues join together to explore authors, genres and traditions of the Muslim world reflecting and honouring the contribution of Claude Gilliot to Islamic studies.
Series: 
Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282636
E-ISBN: 
9789004283756
Publication date: 
December 2014
€131,00
$182.00

edited by Andreas Kaplony (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Daniel Potthast (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Cornelia Römer,
(Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Egypt)

This volume collects papers given at the Vienna conference (2009) of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), including editions of previously unpublished Coptic and Arabic documents, and historical and linguistic studies based on documentary evidence from Early Islamic Egypt.
Series: 
Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282056
E-ISBN: 
9789004282186
Publication date: 
February 2015
€93,00
$120.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249592
E-ISBN: 
9789004284340
Publication date: 
November 2014
€104,00
$135.00

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