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The Routledge handbook of Muslim-Jewish relations

Author: Josef W Meri
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Routledge handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations" invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as well as points of conflict, within a historical framework. Among other goals, the volume seeks to correct common  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Routledge handbook of Muslim-Jewish relations
(DLC) 2015049685
(OCoLC)957508403
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josef W Meri
ISBN: 9781317383208 1317383206 9781315675787 1315675781 9781317383215 1317383214 9781317383192 1317383192
OCLC Number: 952338329
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 521 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Historical themes : Muslim-Jewish relations in the medieval Middle East and North Africa / Josef (Yousef) Meri --
2. Historical themes : Muslim-Jewish relations in the modern Middle East and North Africa / Orit Bashkin and Daniel J. Schroeter --
3. Scripture and exegesis : Torah and Qur'an in historical retrospective / Shari L. Lowin and Nevin Reda --
4. Theology : the articulation of orthodoxy / Aaron W. Hughes --
5. Medicine : the reception and practice of rationalist medicine and thought in medieval Jewish communities, east and west / Paulina B. Lewicka and Gad Freudenthal --
6. Medieval literature : common themes and intersection / Arie Schippers --
7. Modern literature : common themes and intersection / Masha Itzhaki and Sobhi Boustani --
8. Law : Islamic and Jewish legal traditions / Judith Frishman and Umar Ryad --
9. Philosophy : the intersection of Islamic and Jewish thought / Oliver Leaman --
10. Education : reclaiming the sacred common ground of Jewish-Muslim experiences of education / Moshe Sokolow and Matthew L.N. Wilkinson --
11. Mysticism : the quest for transcendence / Aaraon W. Hughes --
12. Communities and identity : continuity and change / Ben Gidley and Nasar Meer --
13. Constructive dialogue : a Muslim and Jewish perspective on dialogue between Islam and Judaism / Akbar Ahmed and Edward Kessler --
14. Palestinian-Israeli conflict : a context in word and deed / Donna Robinson Divine --
15. Muslim and Jewish women : historical and cultural contexts / Ibtissam Bouachrine and Judith L. Goldstein --
16. Arab nationalism : Arabness, Arab Jews, and the Arab Spring / Youssef M. Choueiri --
17. Jewish nationalism : on the (im)possibility of Muslim Jews / Yair Wallach --
18. Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia : historical and contemporary connections and parallels / Ivan Kalmar and Tariq Ramadan --
19. The Holocaust : narratives of complicity and victimhood / Peter Wien --
20. The Nakba : the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948 / Alexander Flores --
21. Cinema : Muslim-Jewish relations on screen / Dinah Assouline Stillman and Aomar Boum --
22. Music : Muslim-Jewish sonic encounters / Edwin Seroussi --
23. Art : art, aesthetics, and visual culture / Aaraon Rosen and Yasser Tabbaa --
24. Food : Muslim and Jewish food and foodways / David Wained and Sami Zubaida.
Series Title: Routledge handbooks.
Responsibility: [edited by] Josef Meri.

Abstract:

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations" invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as well as points of conflict, within a historical framework. Among other goals, the volume seeks to correct common misperceptions about the history of Muslim-Jewish relations by complicating familiar political narratives to include dynamics such as the cross-influence of literary and intellectual traditions. Reflecting unique and original collaborations between internationally-renowned contributors, the book is intended to spark further collaborative and constructive conversation and scholarship in the academy and beyond.

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'This volume [is] an important contribution to the growing literature on Muslim-Jewish relations'- Mark R. Cohen, Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Emeritus, Read more...

 
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