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Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference : Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Author: Ryan Szpiech
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of fourteen essays by scholars of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam explores the nature of exegesis during the High and Late Middle Ages (11th to the 15th Centuries) as a discourse of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Szpiech
ISBN: 9780823264629 0823264629
OCLC Number: 1103635646
Contents: Note on Transliteration and References Introduction Ryan Szpiech Part I: Strategies of Reading on the Borders of Islam 1. The Father of Many Nations: Abraham in al-Andalus Sarah Stroumsa 2. Ibn al-Marmah's Notes on Ibn Kammnah's Examination of the Three Religions: The Issue of the Abrogation of Mosaic Law Sidney Griffith 3. Al-Biq Seen through Reuchlin: Reflections on the Islamic Relationship with the Bible Walid Saleh Part II: Dominicans and Their Disputations 4. Two Dominicans, A Lost Manuscript, and Medieval Christian Thought on Islam Thomas E. Burman 5. The Anti-Muslim Discourse of Alfonso Buenhombre Antoni Biosca i Bas 6. Reconstructing Medieval Jewish-Christian Disputations Ursula Ragacs Part III: Authority and Scripture Between Jewish and Christian Readers 7. Reconstructing Thirteenth-Century Jewish-Christian Polemic: From Paris 1240 to Barcelona 1263 and Back Again Harvey J. Hames 8. A Christianized Sephardic Critique of Rashi's Pesha? in Pablo de Santa Maria's Additiones ad Postillam Nicolai de Lyra Yosi Yisraeli 9. Jewish and Christian Interpretations in Arragel's Biblical Glosses Angel Saenz-Badillos Part IV: Exegesis and Gender: Vocabularies of Difference 10. Between Epic Entertainment and Polemical Exegesis: Jesus as Anti-Hero in Toledot Yeshu Alexandra Cuffel 11. Sons of God, Daughters of Man, and the Formation of Human Society in Nahmanides's Exegesis Nina Caputo 12. Late Medieval Readings of the Strange Woman in Proverbs Esperanza Alfonso 13. Exegesis as Autobiography: The Case of Guillaume de Bourges Steven F. Kruger Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Edited by Ryan Szpiech.

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