Classical Arabic biography the heirs of the prophets in the age of al-Maʼmūn /

In the first book-length study to explore the origins of classical Arabic biography, the author demonstrates how Muslim scholars used notions of heirship and transmission to document the activities of political, scholarly and religious communities. The author illustrates his argument by analysing fo...

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Main Author: Cooperson, Michael.
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Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series:Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
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Call Number: DS38.16 .C66 2000eb
Online Access:http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10014873 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary