Conversion to Islam: A Case Study for the Use of Legal Sources

  title={Conversion to Islam: A Case Study for the Use of Legal Sources},
  author={Uriel I. Simonsohn},
  journal={History Compass},
  • Uriel I. Simonsohn
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • History Compass
  • The past few decades have witnessed increasing calls in modern scholarship for revisions of the portrayal of early Islamic rule history. Such calls not only challenge older historiographic paradigms but also encourage historians to seek answers in sources hitherto neglected. Accordingly, in recent years there has been a dramatic proliferation of studies offering new historical conceptions, many of which are indebted to new kinds of source material, including coinage, official documents… CONTINUE READING
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