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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Robert E. Lerner Zachary Karabell, Peace Be upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence (New York: Knopf, 2007), 343 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Fenton Five illustrations of exceptional instances of Muslim philo-Semitism are presented in this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The first appears in a responsum of the fourteenth-century Spanish rabbi Isaac Ben Sheshet dealing with the Muslim admission of Jewish...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 50–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Roxanne L. Euben Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.1-06 Euben 10/31/02 10:29 AM Page 50 A COUNTERNARRATIVE OF SHARED AMBIVALENCE Some Muslim and Western Perspectives on Science and Reason...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Mercedes García-Arenal This contribution to a symposium “on the consequence of blur” deals with the case of Agustín de Ribera and his followers in sixteenth-century Castile. Inquisition trial records report the appearance, around 1535 among the Moriscos (Catholic converts of Muslim origin) in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Peter O’Brien; Christiana Zgourides This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia defines Islamophilia as expressed praise for or admiration of Muslims (and their accomplishments) by non-Muslims. The analysis underscores three indicators of Islamophilia: fascination with Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 153.
Published: 01 January 2008
...David Nirenberg Chris Lowney, A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 352 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Spain, it analyzes polemical texts of diverse natures and from different centuries to see how their authors, by attacking both dogmatic and legal opinion, aimed to harden the amorphous boundaries between groups. On the Christian side, polemicists argued for the restriction of the rights of Muslims and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 83–103.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Yvonne Friedman Crusaders and Muslims each applied to their conflict in the Latin East a doctrine of holy war. Although so ideological a stance toward each other would seem to preclude peacemaking efforts, some 120 treaties were signed between parties to the conflict during the two-century Latin...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 334.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Guy G. Stroumsa Siddiqui Mona , Christians, Muslims, and Jesus . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 ), 285 , pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jeffrey M. Perl In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal’s editor responds to a review, by the historian Peter Brown, of a Metropolitan Museum exhibit on Jerusalem in the high Middle Ages. Brown’s argument is that Muslims, Christians...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benoît Fliche; John Angell In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia (vol. 24, no. 1), the journal’s editor, Jeffrey M. Perl, writes about exopraxis and xenophilia, giving as an example of their convergence a Muslim student’s practice of confessing...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... have little to say about Buddhism, while they exaggerate the role of the Muslim religion. This problem is acute when treating historical circumstances in which Buddhism and Islam are involved in tandem. Although people of the two traditions interacted throughout Asia for more than a millennium, which...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michiko Urita This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” demonstrates how, even as religious strife is pervasive in India, classical Hindustani music has remained a transreligious and intercommunal medium. Indeed, music is one of the few domains in which Hindu-Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... history of Jews’ relations with Christians and Muslims. Abraham Geiger, one of the founders of the reform movement, which sought to modernize Judaism by simplifying its ritual and making it more amenable to European society, was also a scholar of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Geiger presented Muhammad...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... through an exploration of religious objects, Bynum explores recent work on the devotional significance of the footprint, using as her detailed example the footprint of Christ supposedly left on the Mount of Olives and revered by Christians and Muslims. She discusses how the power of this footprint was...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and Art History.” While the essay engages with the particular challenges and satisfactions of teaching about medieval Sicily under Muslim rule (focusing on a tenth-century text about Palermo by Ibn Hawqal) and early medieval manuscript illumination (especially the Echternach Gospels of ca. 700...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Humberto Garcia A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the travelogue of Mirza Abu Taleb ibn Muhammed Isfahani (1752–1805), the Muslim Indo-Persian scholar, poet, and Lucknow nobleman who sympathized with the Irish during his travels to England and...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michael N. Nagler Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890–1988), also called Badshah (“the king”) Khan, is a nearly unknown champion of nonviolence in South Asia and a forgotten Muslim ally of Mohandas Gandhi. The story of Khan's Khudai Khidmatgars (“Servants of God”) movement in what was to become Pakistan...