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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jamie Gilham This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia documents and discusses the life and work of an important but neglected early British convert to Islam, the fifth Baron Headley, Rowland George Allanson Allanson-Winn (1855 – 1935), and also comments on the nature...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created a specific sphere of existence for the Shī `ites, known as the “abode of prudential concealment,” which incrementally allowed Muslim opposition to engage in underground activity for regime change and for a political transformation of the public order that accorded with Islamic ideals. In light...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Wolfgang G. Schwanitz Robert D. Crews, For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 463 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 106.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Gerard Wiegers Lassner Jacob , Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 336 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 109–110.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Linda Safran Evans Helen C. and Ratliff Brandie , eds., Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition . ( New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art , 2012 ), 352 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Maria Conterno Bowersock G. W. , The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 208 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 333.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Linda Safran Elias Jamal , Aisha's Cushion: Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2012 ), 404 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 429.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Maria Conterno; Jeffrey M. Perl Bowersock G. W. , The Throne of Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 208 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 390–391.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Patricia Crone Renard John , Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 ), 344 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Johan Elverskog This article, part of a Common Knowledge symposium on “the consequence of blur,” concerns the place of religion in the historical literature on Asia. It finds a minimalist approach to religion in the case of Buddhism and a maximalist approach in the case of Islam: historians of Asia...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 56–80.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im Duke University Press 2005 S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 THE INTERDEPENDENCE OF RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS Prospects for Islamic Societies Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 502–503.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ground of this well- ofthis ground fore the in challenged are culture about Islamic/Arabic “commonwisdoms” two background, as themes these Against societies. respective their to alien ­products” “knowledge their making effect in products, literary own outset developto...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 April 2009
... —  Russia’s Islamic Threat a bit more in France, than and maybe a bit in In less India. than...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 416–417.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael Cook; Jeffrey M. Perl Hahn Gordon M. , Russia’s Islamic Threat ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2007 ), 349 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Sean McMeekin This essay applies the concept of “fuzzy thinking” to geopolitics, using a curious turn of phrase in a 1914 policy paper (“the Islamic-Israelite world”) to explore paradoxes of German strategy in World War I. To find the origins of this phrase, the article explores the language...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christopher de Bellaigue This essay is a review of The Nativist Prophets of Early Islamic Iran: Rural Revolt and Local Zoroastrianism (2014), the last book that Patricia Crone wrote before she died, as well as an overview of her career and a tribute to her as a great historian of Islam. In Crone's...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Tolan Some of the nineteenth century’s foremost scholars of the Qur’an and hadiths were German and Hungarian Jews. For many of them, their scholarly interest in Islam was entangled with their contemporary concerns about movements of reform and emancipation in European Jewry and about...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Gerard Wiegers This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues, on the basis of recent research, that religious polemic is a phenomenon closely associated only with monotheist traditions. Focusing on religious polemics in medieval and early modern Islamic and Christian...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 490–505.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the second millennium, yoga was practiced widely among Sufis, who adapted it in surprising and idiosyncratic ways to make it compatible with their own Islamic philosophies. Nicholson concludes with an appeal for a more nuanced understanding of religious contact that goes beyond the pejorative term syncretism...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 298–307.
Published: 01 April 2020
... competition between campaigns of evangelization visited on the country from Europe, the United States, Africa, and Brazil. Most of the evangelists have been Christian, but since 2010, ascetic strains of Islam have also entered the local religious field. These emergent contexts are generating unprecedented...