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Christians at the heart of Islamic rule [electronic resource] : church life and scholarship in �Abbasid Iraq / edited by David Thomas.

By: (4th : Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on Arab Christianity and Islam (4th : 2001 : Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre).
Contributor(s): Thomas, David (David Richard), 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of Christian-Muslim relations: v. 1.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 271 p.) : ill.ISBN: 141753897X (electronic bk.); 9781417538973 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Iraq -- Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Congresses | Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- Congresses | Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses | Christianity and other religions -- Islam | Islam -- Relations -- Christianity | Iraq -- Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 | Christianisme -- Relations -- Islam -- Congr�es | Islam -- Relations -- Christianisme -- Congr�es | Irak -- Histoire religieuse -- 600-1500 (Moyen �Age) -- Congr�es | RELIGION -- Christianity -- History | Christenen | Islam | Abbasiden | Islam | Interreligi�ose Beziehung | Christentum | Abbasidenreich | Irak | Birmingham <2001> | Teologi TeologiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christians at the heart of Islamic rule.DDC classification: 275.67/03 Other classification: 15.75 | 11.07 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Muslims as crypto-idolaters: a theme in the Christian portrayal of Islam in the Near East / Barbara Roggema -- Monasteries through Muslim Eyes: the Diyarat Books / Hilary Kilpatrick -- Habib ibn Khidma Abu Ra'ita al-Takriti's 'The Refutation of the Melkites concerning the Union [of the Divinity and Humanity in Christ]' (III) / Sandra Toenies Keating -- 'Ammar al-Basri on the Incarnation / Mark Beaumont -- The Christian al-Ma'mun Tradition / Mark N. Swanson -- Stuccowork at the Monastery of the Syrians in the Wadi Natrun: Iraqi-Egyptian Artistic Contact in the 'Abbasid Period / Lucy-Anne Hunt -- The 'Philosophical Life' in Tenth Century Baghdad: the Contribution of Yahya Ibn 'Adi's Kitab tahdhib al-akhlaq / Sidney Griffith -- Yahya Ibn 'Adi and the Theory of Iktisab / Emilio Platti -- Language and thought in Kitab al-majdal, bab 2, fasl 1, al-Dhurwa / Bo Holmberg -- The two recensions of the Prologue to John in Ibn al-Tayyib's Commentary on the Gospels / Julian Faultless -- The Ultimate Proof-Text: The Interpretation of John 20.17 in Muslim-Christian Dialogue (second/eighth-eight/fourteenth centuries) / Martin Accad -- A Medieval Islamic Polemic against Certain Practices and Doctrines of the East Syrian Church: Introduction, Excerpts and Commentary / Gabriel Said Reynolds -- Early Muslim Responses to Christianity / David Thomas.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-266) and index.

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Muslims as crypto-idolaters: a theme in the Christian portrayal of Islam in the Near East / Barbara Roggema -- Monasteries through Muslim Eyes: the Diyarat Books / Hilary Kilpatrick -- Habib ibn Khidma Abu Ra'ita al-Takriti's 'The Refutation of the Melkites concerning the Union [of the Divinity and Humanity in Christ]' (III) / Sandra Toenies Keating -- 'Ammar al-Basri on the Incarnation / Mark Beaumont -- The Christian al-Ma'mun Tradition / Mark N. Swanson -- Stuccowork at the Monastery of the Syrians in the Wadi Natrun: Iraqi-Egyptian Artistic Contact in the 'Abbasid Period / Lucy-Anne Hunt -- The 'Philosophical Life' in Tenth Century Baghdad: the Contribution of Yahya Ibn 'Adi's Kitab tahdhib al-akhlaq / Sidney Griffith -- Yahya Ibn 'Adi and the Theory of Iktisab / Emilio Platti -- Language and thought in Kitab al-majdal, bab 2, fasl 1, al-Dhurwa / Bo Holmberg -- The two recensions of the Prologue to John in Ibn al-Tayyib's Commentary on the Gospels / Julian Faultless -- The Ultimate Proof-Text: The Interpretation of John 20.17 in Muslim-Christian Dialogue (second/eighth-eight/fourteenth centuries) / Martin Accad -- A Medieval Islamic Polemic against Certain Practices and Doctrines of the East Syrian Church: Introduction, Excerpts and Commentary / Gabriel Said Reynolds -- Early Muslim Responses to Christianity / David Thomas.

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