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The quest for the historical Muhammad

Author: Ibn Warraq.
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2000.
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Scholars debate the accuracy of the Koran, quest to discover the biographical history of Muhammad, and debate the precepts of Islamic law.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quest for the historical Muhammad.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2000
(OCoLC)653055175
Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet; MuỲhammad, Prophet; Mahomet, le prophète; Muḥammad, Prophet; Mohammed.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ibn Warraq.
ISBN: 1573927872 9781573927871
OCLC Number: 42718277
Description: 554 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Studies on Muhammad and the rise of Islam : a critical survey / Ibn Warraq --
Origins of Islam : a critical look at the sources / Ibn Rawandi --
Muhammad and the origins of Islam / Ernest Renan --
Koran and tradition : how the life of Muhammad was composed / Henri Lammens --
The age of Muhammad and the chronology of the Sira / Henri Lammens --
Fatima and the daughters of Muhammad / Henri Lammens --
Matters of principle concerning Lammens' Sira studies / C.H. Becker --
The quest of the historical Muhammad / Arthur Jeffrey --
A revaluation of Islamic traditions / Joseph Schacht --
Abraha and Muhammad : some observations apropos of chronology and literary topoi in the early Arabic historical tradition / Lawrence I. Conrad --
The function of asbab al-nuzul in Quranic exegesis / Andrew Rippin --
Methodological approaches to Islamic studies / J. Koren and Y.D. Nevo --
The quest of the historical Muhammad / F.E. Peters --
Recovering lost texts : some methodological issues / Lawrence I. Conrad --
The implications of, and opposition to, the methods of John Wansbrough / Herbert Berg --
John Wansbrough, Islam, and monotheism / G.R. Hawting.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Ibn Warraq.

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Scholars debate the accuracy of the Koran, quest to discover the biographical history of Muhammad, and debate the precepts of Islamic law.

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