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Journeys in holy lands : the evolution of the Abraham-Ishmael legends in Islamic exegesis

Author: Reuven Firestone
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Abraham, (Biblical patriarch); Ishmael, (Biblical figure); Abraham, (Biblical patriarch); Ishmael, (Biblical figure); Abraham, Biblische Person; Ismael.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reuven Firestone
ISBN: 0791403319 9780791403310 0791403327 9780791403327
OCLC Number: 21297755
Description: xv, 265 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Background --
Biblicists and Arabs --
The Nature of the Literature --
The Syrian Prologue --
Abraham's Emigration --
The Tyrant --
The Birth of Ishmael --
Beersheba --
The Angels Visit --
The Meccan Sequence --
The Transfer to Mecca --
The Jurhum --
Abraham's Visits --
Building the Ka'ba --
The Pilgrimage --
The Sacrifice --
Prelude to Sacrifice --
The Sacrificial Act --
The Redemption --
Isaac or Ishmael? --
The Exegetes and Their Sources --
Traditionists Naming Isaac or Ishmael as the Intended Sacrificial Victim.
Responsibility: Reuven Firestone.

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