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

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

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.
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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

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. The present volume is a revised English translation of the German original published in 1997.
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Volume: 
100
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234154
Publication date: 
November 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...
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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...
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Volume: 
95
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218857
Publication date: 
June 2012

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