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Early Muslim Polemic against Christianity

Abu Isa al-Warraq"s "Against the Incarnation" (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)

by David Thomas

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Islam - Theology,
  • Islamic Theology,
  • Muslims,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Islam - General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Incarnation,
  • Islam - History,
  • Doctrines,
  • Early works to 1800

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7755310M
    ISBN 100521811325
    ISBN 109780521811323

    They know of the Ka'ba, of a Stone that is reverenced there, and of customs in veneration of the Stone. Beating the wooden clapper that Christians used to call people to prayer was forbidden, as was loud chanting or carrying the cross or the Bible in processions. In chapter 3, Cuffel demonstrates how, during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the arrival of Greek and Muslim learning laid an elaborate foundation for this more vociferous polemic and, in chapter 4, Cuffel fixes Mary's unclean womb at the center within Jewish, Christian, and Muslim polemic. Then, if you would drink wine instead, there will be no water to mix with the wine, and drinking unmixed wine you will become drunken and go to sleep, and so you will miss the pleasures of Paradise!

    You can learn about Sharia from authors who have no clue what it means, or about the tenets of Islam from authors whose bias can be seen from a mile away. In fact, Christian subjects were often allowed a good deal of latitude in paying their poll and other taxes. Circumcision and prohibition of baptism cannot be documented from the Qur'an. In on online forum recently, someone asked me about books I would recommend to those wishing to learn about Muslims. Ka'ba that you kiss and embrace? Dhimmis were allowed to keep their own communal laws, although they could apply to a Muslim judge if they wished.

    Let it not pass unnoticed, also, that the Christians are as unaware as the Muslims of the Quranic passages which the Muslims might have brought forward. Aphrodite is called khabar "in their own tongue" we are told, "which signifies 'great. A document held in such high regard and of such wide influence merits careful investigation. It is not surprising, therefore, that to this day, not only are the same "arguments" being presented in both the Christian anti-Islamic polemic and the Christian anti-Jewish polemic, but that the terms "Jews" and "Muslims" have become practically interchangeable.


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John of Damascus ends with further ridicule of the story, and bitter reviling of those who believe such Stories, "brutish as you are. If the foal is outside Paradise, it must have died, or else someone now has its milk. However, the textual order in item 3, "begetteth not, On the contrary — upon closer inspection, this reference to Europe's Judeo-Christian tradition or its Judeo-Christian heritage is revealed all too smartly as a transparent manoeuvre.

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How is it that your prophet did not think of these matters, or that you did not ask him to tell you about the three rivers? Apart from accusations of heresy for their stand on the Trinity and some chiding for their conviction that theirs is the true religion, the Quran declares that Christians are people of compassion and mercy, that they will be able to enter paradise, and even that they Early Muslim Polemic against Christianity book nearest in love to the Muslim believers.

Although Christians and Jews were often in positions of public service in Muslim communities, and sometimes were among the ranks of the very wealthy, they were never free from the whims of individual rulers who might choose to enforce strict regulations, or from the caprice of mobs expressing their passions in prejudicial and harmful ways.

Notre Dame, Ind. The Quran also says very specifically that those who refer to Jesus as God are blasphemers, and that Christians saying that Christ is the son of God is an imitation of Jews, who earlier had said that Ezra is the son of God. Evidently, among the Arab Christians in Iraq there were traditions about Muhammad and the rise of Islam.Christians and Muslims in early Islamic society Abu Isa Muhammad 42comusa.com al-Warraq,whose only surviving work is the subject ofthis book,lived at a time ofunprecedented new developments in Islamic 42comusa.com was a contemporary ofsome ofthe best-known theolo-gians in Islamic history and,although he is barely remembered among them.

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This ebook forms the starting point for our project. It seems to me that any responsible reading of this author’s polemical texts must constantly be cognizant of this fact. In any work of polemic, authors seek to draw distinctions between themselves and the group against Author: Jake Kildoo.