Studies in Islamic and Middle Eastern Texts and Traditions in Memory of Norman Calder
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Studies in Islamic and Middle Eastern Texts and Traditions in Memory of Norman Calder by Gerald Richard Hawting
Book DescriptionThis volume reflects the late Norman Calder's own interests and contributions. It includes articles by scholars who are already renowned, like Calder, for their sophisticated and challenging approaches to Arabic and Islamic texts. The papers are on a variety of topics of interest to people in the field of Middle Eastern cultures, and similar in nature to other collections, conference volumes and Festschriften. Also represented are his former students colleagues working in the field of Rabbinic Studies, which informed his own work. Topics include: Transformations of Jewish Traditions in Early Islam: The case of Enoch/Idris, Narrative and Doctrine in the First Story of Rumi's Masnavi, Fiqh for beginners: an Anatolian text on jihad, Research Muslim Minorities: some reflections on fieldwork in Britain, Defective marriages in classical Hanafi law, and Can rights co-exist with religion?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199290062
(248mm x 166mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gerald Richard Hawting
Gerald Hawting is a Senior Lecturer in the History of the Near and Middle East at the School of Oriental and Asian Studies in London. Jawid Mojaddedi is Lecturer in Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. Alexander Samely is Senior Lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester. Norman Calder, who died on 13/2/98 at the age of 47, was one of the leading international scholars in the academic study of Islamic jurisprudence and hermeneutics. At the time of his retirement due to ill health in1997, he was Senior Lecturer in Arabic in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Manchester (UK) and holder of a British Academy Fellowship. As well as 18 articles in leading academic journals and contributions to several scholarly encyclopaedias, he was the author of Studies in Early Muslim Jurisprudence (Clarendon Press Oxford 1993).
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