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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€116,00
$149.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234178
E-ISBN: 
9789004236240
Publication Date: 
December 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xviii, 238 pp. (with 12 ill.)
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
97

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-Mubārak ...
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310292
E-ISBN: 
9789004314481
Publication date: 
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.
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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.
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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).
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Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305908
E-ISBN: 
9789004307469
Publication date: 
October 2015
€195,00
$253.00

Vivian Strotmann, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

In Majd al-Dīn al-Fīrūzābādī (1329-1415): A Polymath on the Eve of the Early Modern Period, Vivian Strotmann examines the scholar’s life and works, his importance for the defence of Ibn al-ʿArabī’s teachings and for developments during the Early Modern Period.
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Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305397
E-ISBN: 
9789004305403
Publication date: 
October 2015
€104,00
$135.00

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.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300910
E-ISBN: 
9789004300934
Publication date: 
December 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.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301214
E-ISBN: 
9789004301368
Publication date: 
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 Abassids and the different Talibi families, mainly the Hasanis and the Husaynis.
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229891
E-ISBN: 
9789004296220
Publication date: 
November 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
E-ISBN: 
9789004294448
Publication date: 
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; Kata Keresztely; Mika Natif; Yves Porter; Houari...
Series: 
Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283633
E-ISBN: 
9789004283855
Publication date: 
April 2015
€104,00
$135.00

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