A Textual History of Christian-Muslim Relations: Seventh-Fifteenth Centuries

A Textual History of Christian-Muslim Relations: Seventh-Fifteenth Centuries

by Charles Tieszen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451490268
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Publication Credits vii

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction: Voices in the History of Christian-Muslim Relations 1

1 Between Heresy, Adaptation, and The End of The World: Early Christian Responses to the Rise of Islam (Seventh to Eighth Centuries) 11

2 Christianity in the Language of Islam: Developing Christian Theology in Islamic Contexts (Eighth to Ninth Centuries) 31

3 Refuting Christianity: Muslim Assessments or Christian Doctrine and Practice (Ninth to Tenth Centuries) 85

4 Strengthening Defenses, Refining Attacks Christian-Muslim Theological Engagement in the Western. Mediterranean (Eleventh to Twelfth Centuries) 143

5 Questions and Answers Christian-Muslim Theological Exchanges (Thirteenth to Fourteenth Centuries) 175

6 Old Strategies for a New Era: Muslims and Christians at the Dawn of Modernity (Fifteenth Century) 215

Conclusion: Mapping Some of the Literary Topoi of Christian-Muslim Relations 239

Glossary 253

Suggestions for Further Reading 255

Index 259

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