Home
Product Search
Site Map
Checkout
Track Your Order
Login
Ibn hazm et la polemique islamo-chretienne dans l'histoire de l islam (Abdelilah Ljamai) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2002) 9789004128446
Ibn hazm et la polemique islamo-chretienne dans l'histoire de l islam (Abdelilah Ljamai) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2002) 9789004128446
Click to enlarge image(s)


Title: Ibn hazm et la polemique islamo-chretienne dans l'histoire de l islam

Author: Ljamai, Abdelilah

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2002

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004128446

Volumes: 1; Pages: xii, 250

List Price in Cloth: $159.00 Our price: $134.99

(Add to Cart button is at the bottom of this page)

Ibn hazm (died 1064) was one of the most original religious thinkers in the cultural history of Islam and the first polemicist from Andalusia to attempt--in his Fisal--to refute the tenets of Judaism and Christianity. This book focuses mainly on his doctrine on the relation between Islam and Christianity in theory and practice. He lived in a society, which was characterised by religious pluralism: Jews, Christians and Muslims lived together in a single community, so that his views can only be understood in the social-political context of his times. The author first discusses the biography of Ibn hazm, the question of his Christian origins and personal contacts with Christians as well as the chronology of his oeuvre. He then looks at his evaluation of Christianity, the sources for his treatment, his understanding of Christian doctrine and ritual, and the degree of originality of his treatment, and concludes by examining his influence on later Islamic polemicists. In three appendices the author shows relations between the printed text of al-Fisal and its only manuscript source, MS Vienna 975, presents the texts of the Epistles of Paul from MS National Library Madrid ms 4971 (Novum Testamentum Arabicum) and of the Kitab 'ala 'l-Tawrat (MS Kprl, 794 M. 196 YK) of the later polemicist 'Ala' al-Din al-Baji.
Copyright © 2016 Dove Booksellers
30108 Ford Road
Garden City, MI 48135
313-381-1000
custserv@dovebook.com