Communal Boundaries Reconsidered : Jews and Christians Appealing to Muslim Authorities in the Medieval Near East.

@article{Simonsohn2007CommunalBR,
  title={Communal Boundaries Reconsidered : Jews and Christians Appealing to Muslim Authorities in the Medieval Near East.},
  author={U. Simonsohn},
  journal={Jewish Studies Quarterly},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={328-363}
}
Modern scholarship has produced an abundance of works on the history of Jews and Christians in Muslim realms. Quite often these works focus on the status of these communities as religious minorities.1 With regard to this theme, scholars have been divided as to whether Islam showed tolerance or oppression towards non-Muslims. Yet the question of status, interesting as it is, may in fact be misleading. This is primarily due to its underlying assumptions and the perspectives it compels us to adopt… Expand
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