The Resource An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic resource)

An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Title
An introduction to Islam for Jews
Statement of responsibility
Reuven Firestone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Muslim-Jewish relations in the United States, Israel, and Europe are tenuous. Jews and Muslims struggle to understand one another and know little about each other's traditions and beliefs. Firestone explains the remarkable similarities and profound differences between Judaism and Islam, the complex history of Jihad, the legal and religious positions of Jews in the world of Islam, how various expressions of Islam (Sunni, Shi`a, Sufi, Salafi, etc.) regard Jews, the range of Muslim views about Israel, and much more. He addresses these issues and others with candor and integrity, and he writes
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Firestone, Reuven
Dewey number
  • 297
  • 297.02/4296
  • 297.024296
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BP161.3
LC item number
.F57 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Judaism
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A survey of Islamic history -- Why an introduction to Islam specifically for Jews? -- Arabs and Israelites -- Pre-Islamic origins -- The emergence of Islam -- Muhammad and the Jews of Medina -- The death of the prophet and the expansion of the community -- The conquests -- The caliphal dynasties -- The decline of the Muslim world -- God, the Qur'an, and Islamic law -- God -- The five doctrines or "pillars of faith" -- The evolution of a formal theology -- The Qur'an -- The interpretive tradition -- The prophetic record -- Islamic law -- The workings of shari'a -- The umma: Islam in practice -- The umma and the caliphate -- The five pillars of Islam -- A sixth pillar? Jihad -- The range of practice among Muslims -- Sufism -- The shi'a -- Mosque and clergy -- The calendar -- The Muslim life-cycle -- Personal observance
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780827610491
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000017856
  • (EBL)1062343
  • (OCoLC)818820232
  • (SSID)ssj0000421011
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11310091
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000421011
  • (PQKBWorkID)10407451
  • (PQKB)11771376
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1062343
  • (OCoLC)676698399
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9511
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000017856
Label
An introduction to Islam for Jews, Reuven Firestone, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A survey of Islamic history -- Why an introduction to Islam specifically for Jews? -- Arabs and Israelites -- Pre-Islamic origins -- The emergence of Islam -- Muhammad and the Jews of Medina -- The death of the prophet and the expansion of the community -- The conquests -- The caliphal dynasties -- The decline of the Muslim world -- God, the Qur'an, and Islamic law -- God -- The five doctrines or "pillars of faith" -- The evolution of a formal theology -- The Qur'an -- The interpretive tradition -- The prophetic record -- Islamic law -- The workings of shari'a -- The umma: Islam in practice -- The umma and the caliphate -- The five pillars of Islam -- A sixth pillar? Jihad -- The range of practice among Muslims -- Sufism -- The shi'a -- Mosque and clergy -- The calendar -- The Muslim life-cycle -- Personal observance
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780827610491
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000017856
  • (EBL)1062343
  • (OCoLC)818820232
  • (SSID)ssj0000421011
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11310091
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000421011
  • (PQKBWorkID)10407451
  • (PQKB)11771376
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1062343
  • (OCoLC)676698399
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9511
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000017856

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