Through the Eyes of the Beholder

The Holy Land, 1517-1713

Edited by Judy A. Hayden, University of Tampa and Nabil I. Matar, University of Minnesota

Status: 
€107,00
$149.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234178
E-ISBN: 
9789004236240
Publication Year: 
2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xviii, 238 pp. (with 12 ill.)
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
97

Ulrich Rudolph, University of Zurich, translated by Rodrigo Adem, University of Chicago

In this book Ulrich Rudolph offers an analysis of al-Maturidi's (d. 944 CE) eminent contribution to the formation of Sunni theology.
Series: 
Volume: 
100
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234154
Expected: 
October 2014

Suleiman A. Mourad, Smith College and James E. Lindsay, Colorado State University

The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology provides an account of the preaching of a revitalized vision of jihad in Crusader-era Syria by Sunni scholars, including Ibn ʿAsākir, as a major propaganda tool of the Counter-Crusade and Sunni revival.
Series: 
Volume: 
99
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230668
Publication date: 
December 2012

Gerhard Böwering, Yale University and Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut

This work is a critical Arabic text edition of Salwat al-ʿārifīn wa-uns al-mushtāqīn, a manual of early Sufism by Abū Khalaf al-Ṭabarī (d. ca. 470/1077). It is an integral part of Sufi literature and reflects Islamic developments in Nishapur in...
Series: 
Volume: 
98
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233614
Publication date: 
February 2013

Edited by Ingrid Hehmeyer, Ryerson University, and Hanne Schönig, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, with the collaboration of Anne Regourd, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Traditional medicine in Yemen is largely plant-based. Fourteen scholars represent both humanities and natural sciences in studying herbal medicines and their multifaceted applications within traditional Yemeni society. Approaches are based on textual analysis, empirical research and laboratory...
Series: 
Volume: 
96
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221505
Publication date: 
August 2012

Edited by Paul M. Cobb, University of Pennsylvania

In honor of Fred M. Donner's distinguished career as an interpreter of early Islam, this volume collects more than a dozen studies by his students. They range over a wide array of sub-fields in Islamic studies, including Islamic history, historiography, Islamic law, Qur'anic studies and...
Series: 
Volume: 
95
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218857
Publication date: 
June 2012

Edited by Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut and Nada Saab, Lebanese American University

This work is a critical Arabic text edition of K. al-Bayāḍ wa-l-sawād min khaṣāʾiṣ ḥikam al-ʿibād fī naʿt al-murīd wa-l-murād, a substantial Sufi handbook of early Sufism by Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. al-&...
Series: 
Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216778
Publication date: 
May 2012

Li Guo, University of Notre Dame

Drawing on medieval Arabic sources and earlier scholarship, this book is a study of the life and work of Ibn Dāniyāl (d. 1310). It also presents the first full English translation of his shadow play "The Phantom.”
Series: 
Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210455
Publication date: 
December 2011

Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide

For the first time al-Ghazzī’s authoritative biography of ‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī, al-Wird al-Unsī, is being presented in this critical edition along with new critical reviews of al-Nābulusī’s large body of works and of modern literature on him.
Series: 
Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211414
Publication date: 
June 2012

Sean W. Anthony, University of Oregon

This book offers an examination of the origins of Shīʿite Islam as viewed through the lens of the traditions surrounding its earliest and most infamous heretic, ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sabaʾ, and the sectarian movement he purportedly founded, the Sabaʾīya.
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Volume: 
91
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209305
Publication date: 
November 2011

Avraham Hakim, University of Tel-Aviv

This book offers an early Shiite/Fatimid controversy against Sunnite scholars in matter of Islamic law. Al-Qadi al-Nu'man (d. 363/974) refutes Ibn Qutayba's (d. 276/889) argument according to which succinct legal formulas exempt civil servants from the need of long dissertations of jurists.
Series: 
Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209817
Publication date: 
May 2012

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