Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History (600-900)

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David Richard Thomas, Barbara Roggema, Juan Pedro Monferrer Sala
BRILL, 2009 - Religion - 960 pages
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Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History 1 (CMR1) is the first part of a general history of relations between the faiths from the seventh century to the present. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. It comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur'an, Qur'an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost. These entries provide biographical details of the authors where known, descriptions and assessments of the works themselves, and complete accounts of manuscripts, editions, translations and studies. The result of collaboration between leading scholars, CMR1 is intended as a basic tool for research in Christian-Muslim relations.
  

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Contents

David Thomas Introduction
1
Jaakko HämeenAnttila Christians and Christianity in the Qurän
21
Claude Gilliot Christians and Christianity in Islamic exegesis
31
Suleiman A Mourad Christians and Christianity in the Sïra of Muhammad
57
David Cook Christians and Christianity in haīdïth works before 900
73
David M Freidenreich Muslims in canon law 6501000
83
David M Freidenreich Christians in early and classical Sunnï law
99
Works on ChristianMuslim relations 600900
115
Index of names
923
Index of works
944
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About the author (2009)

David Thomas, PhD (1983) in Islamic Studies, University of Lancaster, is Professor of Christianity and Islam at the University of Birmingham. He has published widely on Christian-Muslim relations, and among his most recent works is "Christian Doctrines in Islamic Theology" (Brill, 2008). Barbara Roggema has a Ph.D. in Languages and Cultures of the Middle East (University of Groningen, 2007) and is lecturer in the History of the Islamic World at John Cabot University (Rome). Her most recent publication is "The Legend of Sergius Ba r . Eastern Christian Apologetics and Apocalyptic in Response to Islam" (Brill, 2008).

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