Beyond Religious Borders : Interaction and Intellectual Exchange in the Medieval Islamic World.Series: Jewish Culture and Contexts SerPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (230 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- DS135.L4 -- B49 2012eb
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Part I. Contexts of Interreligious Interaction -- Chapter 1: Observations on the Beginnings of Judeo-Arabic Civilization -- Chapter 2: Shurūt Umar: From Early Harbingers to Systematic Enforcement -- Chapter 3: Thinkers of "This Peninsula": Toward an Integrative Approach to the Study of Philosophy in al-Andalus -- Part II . Adopting and Accommodating the Foreign -- Chapter 4: Translations in Contact: Early Judeo-Arabic and Syriac Biblical Translations -- Chapter 5: Claims About the Mishna in the Epistle of Sherira Gaon: Islamic Theology and Jewish History -- Chapter 6: Maimonides and the Arabic Aristotelian Tradition of Epistemology -- Chapter 7: Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Fakhkhār al-Yahudī: An Arabic Poet and Diplomat in Castile and the Maghrib -- Part III . Crossing Borders: Agents of Interaction and Exchange -- Chapter 8: The Impact of Interreligious Polemic on Medieval Philosophy -- Chapter 9: Arabic into Hebrew: The Emergence of the Translation Movement in Twelfth-Century Provence and Jewish-Christian Polemic -- Chapter 10: Fusion Cooking in an Islamic Milieu: Jewish and Christian Jurists on Food Associated with Foreigners -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
This collection of sophisticated, innovative essays looks at how Jewish, Christian, and Muslim thinkers within the Islamic world drew ideas and inspiration from outside the bounds of their own religious communities.
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