Download PDF by Adnan Husain, K. E. Fleming: A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean,

By Adnan Husain, K. E. Fleming

ISBN-10: 1851684964

ISBN-13: 9781851684960

Modern academia depends categorization. you can actually examine Africa or Europe; East or West; the center a long time or the Early glossy interval. during this cutting edge choice of essays, the Mediterranean is taken as a complete. The birthplace of the 3 relevant monotheistic religions, it's proven to be a special cultural area characterised by means of hybridity, variety, and cultural dynamism.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200-1700 PDF

Best islam books

New PDF release: Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices

Writer Sumbul Ali-Karamali deals her own account, discussing the various and sundry questions she fielded from curious acquaintances and schoolmates whereas turning out to be up in Southern California—from vitamin, to decorate, to prayer and vacations and every little thing in among. She additionally offers an academically trustworthy creation to Islam, addressing its inception, improvement and present demographics.

Download e-book for iPad: The Battleground: Syria and Palestine, The Seedplot of by Hilaire Belloc

During this religious-biblical orientated historical past, Belloc presents a whole and reasonable therapy of the traditional Jews and different heart japanese cultures and their impression in background, and in present day global. He affirms a different divine layout within the tale of Syria and especially of Israel, achieving a climax within the occasion of the Crucifixion of Christ.

Download PDF by J. Halverson: Theology and Creed in Sunni Islam: The Muslim Brotherhood,

The historical past of Sunni theology (kalam) is little identified, however the effect of its death has profoundly formed sleek Islam. This ebook explores the correlation among anti-theological idea and the increase of Islamism within the 20th century. It focuses in particular on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the management of Umar al-Tilmisani (d.

Extra info for A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200-1700

Sample text

106 30/04/2007 4:25 PM Page 18 18 A Faithful Sea on the religious culture of Florence and its literary expression in the hagiography and confraternal drama dedicated to the cult of a local saint, Rosana, whose complex story seems to have begun with a character in an earlier medieval popular romance. Pappano investigates the truly Mediterranean career of the pan-vernacular romance, dramatizing inter-religious social and political relations between a converting Saracen prince and his virginal Catholic beloved, Fleur et Blancheflor, as the precursor to the Florentine devotional literature on the story of Rosana in the fifteenth century.

Both original and tantalizingly simple, it (like a good scientific theory) invites contributions from other historians who might flesh out the bare-bones sketch Bulliet offered in his brief essay. ”21 However, we may choose to emphasize the imbalances between the two civilizations at key moments in this stretch of history, imbalances that might serve as an engine of progress in one or both of the communities. During the dynamic period of expansion that followed the revelation of Islam, while the Christian world remained relatively dormant, Muslims inherited from the Greek speakers of their conquered lands the philosophical traditions that had fallen into disrepair under the Christian watch.

63. As recently as the 1980s, new archeological evidence inspired a revisiting of the thesis and subsequent scholarly interest and debate. : Cornell University Press, 1983). Pirenne, Mohammed and Charlemagne, p. 164. Fernand Braudel, The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, trans. Sian Reynolds (New York: Harper & Row, 1972), pp. 17–18. Braudel, The Mediterranean, pp. 168–170. Braudel, The Mediterranean, pp. 16, 17–22. It would, of course, unduly burden this discussion to do more than refer to his briefest remark on this subject in the prefaces to the first and second editions of the work.

Download PDF sample

A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200-1700 by Adnan Husain, K. E. Fleming

by William

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 31 votes