The Lineaments of Islam: Studies in Honor of Fred McGraw Donner

The Lineaments of Islam: Studies in Honor of Fred McGraw Donner

by Paul Cobb
     
 

In honor of Fred M. Donner's distinguished career as an interpreter of early Islam, this volume collects more than a dozen studies by his students. They range over a wide array of sub-fields in Islamic studies, including Islamic history, historiography, Islamic law, Qur'anic studies and Islamic aracheology.  See more details below

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In honor of Fred M. Donner's distinguished career as an interpreter of early Islam, this volume collects more than a dozen studies by his students. They range over a wide array of sub-fields in Islamic studies, including Islamic history, historiography, Islamic law, Qur'anic studies and Islamic aracheology.

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From the Publisher
"What emerges from the contributions in this book is Donner's ability to establish among his students his own high standards of scholarship, including his careful approach to medieval and modern sources."
Jere L. Bacharach in Review of Middle East Studies (MESA) 48.1-2 (2014) p. 73-75.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004218857
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/22/2012
Series:
Islamic History and Civilization Series
Pages:
490

Meet the Author

Paul M. Cobb, Ph.D. (1997), University of Chicago, is Professor of Islamic History in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published numerous books, translations, and articles dealing with medieval Islam, including his translation of Usama ibn Munqidh's Book of Contemplation (Penguin Classics, 2008).

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