Muslims and Others (Formation of the Classical Islamic World)

Muslims and Others (Formation of the Classical Islamic World)

By: Robert G. Hoyland (author)Hardback

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In the 3rd and 4th centuries AD the Middle East saw the empires of the Romans and Parthians give way to the the Byzantines and the Sasanians. This book follows the subsequent development of Islamic political control and examines the interactions between Muslim and non-Muslim communities.

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Robert Hoyland is Professor of Islamic History at the University of Oxford, UK. Michael G. Morony, Mahmoud Ayoub, Neophyte Edelby, Antoine Fattal, Albrecht Noth, M.J. Kister, S.D. Goitein, Sidney H. Griffith, Sarah Stroumsa, Jacques Waardenburg, C.H. Becker, Claude Cahen, Daniel Pipes, Gladys Frantz-Murphy, Jean de Menasce,


Contents: Introduction; Religious communities in late Sasanian and early Muslim Iraq, Michael G. Morony; Dhimmah in Qur'an and Hadith, Mahmoud Ayoub; The legislative autonomy of Christians in the Islamic world, Neophyte Edelby; How Dhimmis were judged in the Islamic world, Antoine Fattal; Problems of differentiation between Muslims and non-Muslims: re-reading the 'Ordinances of 'Umar' (Al-Shurut al-'umariyya), Albrecht Noth; 'Do not assimilate yourselves...' La tashabbahu..., M.J. Kister; Minority selfrule and government control in Islam, S.D. Goitein; Comparative religion in the apologetics of the first Christian Arabic theologians, Sidney H. Griffith; Jewish polemics against Islam and Christianity in the light of Judaeo-Arabic texts, Sarah Stroumsa; Muslim studies of other religions: the medieval period, Jacques Waardenburg; Christian polemic and the formation of Islamic dogma, C.H. Becker; Socio-economic history and Islamic studies: problems of bias in the adaptation of the indigenous population to Islam, Claude Cahen; Mawlas: freed slaves and converts in early Islam, Daniel Pipes; Conversion in early Islamic Egypt: the economic factor, Gladys Frantz-Murphy; Questions concerning the Mazdaeans of Muslim Iran, Jean de Menasce; General index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780860787136
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780860787136
  • ISBN10: 0860787133

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