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Stories of Joseph : narrative migrations between Judaism and Islam

Author: Marc Steven Bernstein
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The last century has seen the demise of age-old Jewish communal life in the Arab world, and there is now a struggle to overcome a mutual lack of understanding between the West and the Arab-Muslim world. Over the course of past centuries, there was a great sharing of creative and scientific knowledge across religious lines. Stories about biblical figures held to be prophets by both Judaism and Islam are one result of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph, (Son of Jacob); Joseph, (Son of Jacob); Josef, von Nazareth; Joseph, (Son of Jacob)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Steven Bernstein
ISBN: 0814325653 9780814325650
OCLC Number: 68192432
Description: xviii, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : written in gold on sheets of silver --
The story of our Master Joseph the Righteous --
Translator's foreword --
A translation of the story of our Master Joseph the Righteous --
The most beautiful of stories --
A pearl in the dust --
Joseph, his father, and his brothers --
Joseph and Zulaykhā --
Between the pit and Mrs. Potiphar.
Responsibility: Marc S. Bernstein.
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One figure who epitomizes the historical interdependence of the Hebraic and Arabic literary traditions is the prophet Joseph. Examining the historical interdependence of these two traditions, this  Read more...

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