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On the Origins of Wahhābism
At some time towards the middle of the twelfth/eighteenth century, the young Najdī scholar Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhāb (1115–1206/1703f–92) experienced something like a conversion. From that Expand
The Koran, a very short introduction
The Koran has constituted a remarkably strong core of identity and continuity for a religious tradition that is now in its fifteenth century. This Very Short Introduction explores the significance ofExpand
The Rise and Rule of Tamerlane
List of maps Acknowledgements A note on usage and transcription 1. Introduction 2. The Ulus Chaghatay in the mid-fourteenth century 3. Temur's rise to power: the politics of the Ulus Chaghatay 4.Expand
Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought
Part I. Introduction: 1. The goldsmith of Marw 2. Koran and Koranic exegesis 3. Tradition 4. Biographical literature about early Muslims Part II. The Hanbalites: 5. Ibn Hanbal 6. The Hanbalites ofExpand
The new Cambridge history of Islam
Volume 1. The Formation of the Islamic World, Sixth to Eleventh Centuries: Part I. The Late Antique Context Part II. Universalism and Imperialism Part III. Regionalism Part IV. The Historiography ofExpand
An Early Islamic Apocalyptic Chronicle
  • M. Cook
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 January 1993
THE Kitaib al-fitan of Nucaym ibn Hammad (d. 228/843) contains a wealth of early Islamic eschatological traditions which is without parallel in any other source.' One of these traditions is quiteExpand
Law and tradition in classical Islamic thought : studies in honor of professor Hossein Modarressi
Introduction PART I: SOURCE STUDIES 1. The Ab? Bas?r Tradition: Qur??nic Verses on the Merits of the Sh??a E.Kohlberg 2. Criteria for Emending the Text of the Qur'an B.Sadeki 3. Mu??wiya in the Hij?zExpand
Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction
1. Introduction 2. The elements of the duty of forbidding wrong 3. How is wrong to be forbidden 4. When is one unable to forbid wrong 5. What about privacy? 6. The state as an agent of forbiddingExpand
Early Muslim Dogma: A Source-Critical Study
Preface Part I. The Sirat Salim and the Early Epistles: 1. Salim b. Dhakwan and his epistle 2. Literary parallels 3. The role of Korean and hadith Part II. The Sirat Salim and Early Murji'ism: 4. TheExpand