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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the kind of xenophilia that can lead to conversion. The essay argues that Lord Headley's attraction to the Muslim world and his religious conversion in 1913 were typical of a small minority of Britons who chose Islam with the guidance of Indian Muslim missionaries in the first half of the twentieth century...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and Jews in Christian territories, or for the outright expulsion or conversion of these groups. On the Islamic side, a number of Muslim authors voiced the claim that Muslims should emigrate from Christian territories. The article seeks to show how these polemical voices argued against known opponents...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... that Islam and Christianity are at odds; the convert would be changing sides in an ongoing conflict. Indifference, on the other hand, presupposes that the differences between the two religions traditions are insignificant. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 exopraxis xenophilia...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Islam could not have been far from his thoughts in those years, even though he related no further conversations with Muslims on the fine points of their theology while he was active on behalf of the church council. The Council of Basel transferred to Ferrara, then to Florence, and then finally voted...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
... vated, as Pita writes, by “attraction and not coercion.”and “attraction by writes, Pita as vated, al- in Islam to no conversions forced thereto note, were however,that important is It Islam. fideconversion to bona...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 124–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
... for conversions from Christianity to Islam.32 At a much later phase in al-Rusafa’s¯ history, possibly in the twelfth century, . Fowden a tomb was built in the courtyard north of the mosque, that is to say, on the side...
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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...
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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 (2020) 26 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 January 2020
... continuities in Iberian Christian perceptions of symbols of Islamic affiliation before and after the forced conversions of Muslims. In the conclu- sion, she could easily have emphasized historical changes: To Live like a Moor actually presents a wealth of evidence to suggest that Christians in reconquered...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... apply a personal or abstract universal standard; he reasons out of Islamic learning. expertise in Islamic law, the Koran, and relevant traditions. This expert does not not simply “personal interpretation” but interpretive reasoning by someone...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 361–364.
Published: 01 April 2010
... ’s books of poetry include include of ’spoetry books Islamic Messianism: The Idea of the Mahdi in Twelver in Shi’ism Mahdi the of Idea...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 228–240.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of Christendom and the Jews who lived under Islamic rule: the Jews’ opposition to Islam was more open and much more self-aware. Islam represented (as Yehoshua’s novel puts it) the other woman of flesh and blood, an actual option—not a repressed...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... xenophilia, the article argues, is politically motivated by Abu Taleb's strong, but mostly tacit, reservations about the English, his imperial patrons. He realigns the relationship between metropole and colony by casting Ireland as the bridgehead of a glorious Islamic-Persianate culture that spread westward...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 182–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... historical continuities in Iberian Christian perceptions of symbols of Islamic affiliation before and after the forced conversions of Muslims. In the conclu- sion, she could easily have emphasized historical changes: To Live like a Moor actually presents a wealth of evidence to suggest that Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 485–517.
Published: 01 August 2004
... came to experiment with Islam and Christianity before settling into life, within the temple precincts, as a teaching guru and local saint. With a Hindu convert to Sufism named Gobinda Ray, who expressed his faith in secret and may not have been a practicing Muslim, Ramakrishna took up Islam.19...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and English- speaking communities, in each of those com- munities there are both Protestants and Roman Catholics. The churches serve 8. See Pouessel, L islam au nord. 9. See Rahal, La communauté noire de Tunis; Boissevain, Sainte parmi les saints; Dali, De l esclavage à la servitude ; and Pouessel, Noirs...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 107–116.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 1980 Islamic Polity 2 tions de l’Orkhon déchiffrées littérature Finnoise, Finnoise, littérature . Patricia . Patricia Crone...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
... titled “Conflict and Convivencia: Judaism, Islam, and Christianity in the Iberian Atlantic and Mediterranean Worlds.” The author wishes to thank the organizers of the conference and its participants for their questions and remarks, and wishes also to acknowledge the careful reading and comments of David...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 190–195.
Published: 01 January 2020
... alpine. He has coedited numerous books, including Sharing Sacred Spaces in the Mediterranean: Christians, Muslims, and Jews at Shrines and Sanctuaries; Dieu, une enquête: Judaïsme, christianisme, islam; International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies: Itineraries, Gaps, and Obstacles; Pellegrini del...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
... book, the of history Todaysay, study, the we when eighteenth- the and Company WestIndia Danish portrayed him as an Islamic holy warrior, but he had been martyred on but he martyred holy had been warrior, Islamic an as him portrayed of bothHindus and Muslims. How possible?was this Muslim...