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Ideas, Images, and Methods of Portrayal : Insights into Classical Arabic Literature and Islam

By: Günther, Sebastian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2005Description: 1 online resource (504 p.).ISBN: 9781433706363.Subject(s): Arabic literature | Islamic Empire - CivilizationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ideas, Images, and Methods of Portrayal : Insights into Classical Arabic Literature and IslamDDC classification: 909/.09767 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword (By Tarif Khalidi); Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction (By Sebastian Günther); Chapter One Context Equivalence: A Hitherto Insufficiently Studied Use of the Quran in Political Speeches from the Early Period of Islam (By Stephan Dähne); Chapter Two Classical Heritage and New Literary Forms: Literary Activities of Christians during the Umayyad Period (By Ute Pietruschka); Chapter Three Refuting the Charge of Tahrif: Abu Ra''ita (d. ca. 835) and his "First Risala on the Holy Trinity" (By Sandra Toenies Keating)
Chapter Four Meeting the Patron: An Akhbar Type and its Implications for Muhdath Poetry (By Beatrice Gruendler)Chapter Five Advice for Teachers: The 9th Century Muslim Scholars Ibn Sahnun and al-Jahiz on Pedagogy and Didactics (By Sebastian Günther); Chapter Six Medieval Muslim Scholarship and Social Network Analysis: A Study of the Basra/Kufa Dichotomy in Arabic Grammar (By Monique Bernards); Chapter Seven The Contribution of the Mawali to the Six Sunnite Canonical Hadith Collections (By John Nawas)
Chapter Eight Portrayal of the Hajj as a Context for Women''s Exegesis: Textual Evidence in al-Bukhari''s (d. 870) "al-Sahih" (By Aisha Geissinger)Chapter Nine Image Formation of an Islamic Legend: Fatima, the Daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (By Verena Klemm); Chapter Ten Narratives and Character Development: Al-Tabari and al-Baladhuri on Late Umayyad History (By Steven C. Judd); Chapter Eleven "The Alchemy of Happiness": Al-Ghazali''s Kimiya and the Origins of the Khwajagan-Naqshbandiyya Principles (By Alexei A. Khismatulin)
Chapter Twelve Taqlid of the Philosophers: Al-Ghazali''s Initial Accusation in his Tahafut (By Frank Griffel)Chapter Thirteen The Spread of Zahirism in Post-Caliphal al-Andalus: The Evidence from the Biographical Dictionaries (By Camilla Adang); Chapter Fourteen Working within Structure: Al-Zamakhshari (d. 1144): A Late Mu''tazilite Quran Commentator at Work (By Andrew J. Lane); Chapter Fifteen The First Islamic Revolt in Mamluk Collective Memory: Ibn Bakr''s (d. 1340) Portrayal of the Third Caliph ''Uthman (By Heather Keaney)
Chapter Sixteen The Sword and the Pen in the Pre-Modern Arabic Heritage: A Literary Representation of an Important Historical Relationship (By Adrian Gully)About the Authors; Indices
Summary: This volume of collected studies in classical Arabic literature and Islam opens a window into the fascinating world of medieval Muslim scholarship. It explores issues in the intellectual heritage of Islam, which have universal appeal and are, therefore, of interest to both specialist and non-specialist readers alike.
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Foreword (By Tarif Khalidi); Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction (By Sebastian Günther); Chapter One Context Equivalence: A Hitherto Insufficiently Studied Use of the Quran in Political Speeches from the Early Period of Islam (By Stephan Dähne); Chapter Two Classical Heritage and New Literary Forms: Literary Activities of Christians during the Umayyad Period (By Ute Pietruschka); Chapter Three Refuting the Charge of Tahrif: Abu Ra''ita (d. ca. 835) and his "First Risala on the Holy Trinity" (By Sandra Toenies Keating)

Chapter Four Meeting the Patron: An Akhbar Type and its Implications for Muhdath Poetry (By Beatrice Gruendler)Chapter Five Advice for Teachers: The 9th Century Muslim Scholars Ibn Sahnun and al-Jahiz on Pedagogy and Didactics (By Sebastian Günther); Chapter Six Medieval Muslim Scholarship and Social Network Analysis: A Study of the Basra/Kufa Dichotomy in Arabic Grammar (By Monique Bernards); Chapter Seven The Contribution of the Mawali to the Six Sunnite Canonical Hadith Collections (By John Nawas)

Chapter Eight Portrayal of the Hajj as a Context for Women''s Exegesis: Textual Evidence in al-Bukhari''s (d. 870) "al-Sahih" (By Aisha Geissinger)Chapter Nine Image Formation of an Islamic Legend: Fatima, the Daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (By Verena Klemm); Chapter Ten Narratives and Character Development: Al-Tabari and al-Baladhuri on Late Umayyad History (By Steven C. Judd); Chapter Eleven "The Alchemy of Happiness": Al-Ghazali''s Kimiya and the Origins of the Khwajagan-Naqshbandiyya Principles (By Alexei A. Khismatulin)

Chapter Twelve Taqlid of the Philosophers: Al-Ghazali''s Initial Accusation in his Tahafut (By Frank Griffel)Chapter Thirteen The Spread of Zahirism in Post-Caliphal al-Andalus: The Evidence from the Biographical Dictionaries (By Camilla Adang); Chapter Fourteen Working within Structure: Al-Zamakhshari (d. 1144): A Late Mu''tazilite Quran Commentator at Work (By Andrew J. Lane); Chapter Fifteen The First Islamic Revolt in Mamluk Collective Memory: Ibn Bakr''s (d. 1340) Portrayal of the Third Caliph ''Uthman (By Heather Keaney)

Chapter Sixteen The Sword and the Pen in the Pre-Modern Arabic Heritage: A Literary Representation of an Important Historical Relationship (By Adrian Gully)About the Authors; Indices

This volume of collected studies in classical Arabic literature and Islam opens a window into the fascinating world of medieval Muslim scholarship. It explores issues in the intellectual heritage of Islam, which have universal appeal and are, therefore, of interest to both specialist and non-specialist readers alike.

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