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Title Routledge handbook on early Islam / edited by Herbert Berg
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 392 pages.)
Series Routledge handbooks
Routledge handbooks.
Contents The Qur'ān /Nicolai Sinai -- The Qur'ān and other scriptures /David Cook -- The collection and canonization of the Qur'ān /Herbert Bert -- Muḥammad /Stephen J. Shoemaker -- The sīra /Pavel Pavlovitch -- Ḥadīth and sunna /Jens Scheiner -- Exegesis /Michael E. Pregill -- Identity and social formation in the early Caliphate /Peter Webb -- Pre-Islamic Arabia and early Islam /Ilkka Lindstedt -- Early Muslims and Peoples of the Book /Fred M. Donner -- Politics and economics of the early Caliphate /Fanny Bessard -- The myth of the Shī'ī perspective: identity and memory in early Islam /Najam Haider -- Mysticism in early Islam: the pre-compilation phase /Sara Sviri -- Modernists and their opponents: reading Islam /Simon Wood -- The golden age and the contemporary poltical order: the Muslim Brotherhood and early Islam /Rachel M. Scott -- Salfīs: past and presen, present and past /Jeffrey t. Kenney -- Feminist Muslim (re)interpretatins of early Islam /Aisha Geissinger -- Early Islam: an alternative scenario of its emergence /Markus Gross -- Qur'ānists /Daniel W. Brown -- In search of authenticity: modern discourse over homosexuality through early Islamic thought /Sara Omar -- True history in black and white: reimagined origins in the Nation of Islam /Herbert Berg -- Invocations of early Islam in US discourse(s) of Muslim pluralism /Justine Howe
Summary Almost every major debate in the study of Islam and among Muslims looks to the formative period of Islam. The wide range of contributions from many of the leading academic experts on the subject therefore mean that this book will be a valuable resource for all students and scholars of Islamic studies, as well as for anyone with an interest in early Islam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Islam -- Doctrines -- History.
Islam -- History.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Berg, Herbert, editor.
ISBN 1317589203