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The Image Of The Prophet Between Ideal And Ideology

Author : Christiane J. Gruber
ISBN : 9783110383157
Genre : Art
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By crossing disciplinary boundaries in the field of the humanities, this volume aims to elucidate Muhammad’s visualization in the West vis-à-vis his image in Islam. It does so not by relegating materials to geographical and/or linguistic spheres or by separating texts from images. Rather, it seeks to place various articles in thematic and theoretical conversation so as to explore more broadly how the Prophet has been constructed, visualized, narrated, encountered, revised, adapted, and adopted in multiple cultural traditions, in European and American traditions and in the world of Islam from the medieval era until the modern period.
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Constructing The Image Of Muhammad In Europe

Author : Avinoam Shalem
ISBN : 9783110300864
Genre : Art
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thevolume represents a significant contribution to the complex history of the conceptualization and pictorialization of the Prophet Muhammad in the West. It gives a rapid and though deep overview of the history of the making of an image of the Prophet Muhammad in Europe and thus reflects the whole history of the making of the image of Islam in the Latin West, from the early medieval times till the 19th century. The book also provides the reader with ready access to the most recent scholarship concerning the image of Muhammad in Europe, in the form of comprehensive footnotes provided throughout the text and an extensive bibliography.
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The Primacy Of The Image In Northern European Art 1400 1700

Author : Debra Cashion
ISBN : 9789004354128
Genre : Art
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An anthology of 42 essays by distinguished scholars on current research and methodology in the art history of the late medieval and early modern periods in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Belgium, written in tribute to Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Affect Emotion And Subjectivity In Early Modern Muslim Empires New Studies In Ottoman Safavid And Mughal Art And Culture

Author : Kishwar Rizvi
ISBN : 9789004352841
Genre : History
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Affect, Emotion and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires is a study of art, literature and architecture that considers the intentions and motivations of patrons and artists in the urban and cultural milieu of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal courts.
Category: History

The Praiseworthy One

Author : Christiane Gruber
ISBN : 0253025265
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In the wake of controversies over printing or displaying images of the Prophet Muhammad, Christiane Gruber's aim is to bring back into scholarly and public discussion the 'lost' history of imagining the Prophet in Islamic cultures. By studying the various verbal and visual constructions of the Prophet's character and persona over the course of more than one thousand years, Gruber seeks to correct public misconceptions and restore to Islam its rich artistic heritage, illuminating the critical role Muhammad has played in Muslim constructions of self and community at different times and in various cultural contexts. The Praiseworthy One is an exploration of the Prophet Muhammad's significance in Muslim life and thought from the beginning of Islam to today. It pays particular attention to procedures of narration, veneration, and sacralization. Gruber stresses that a fruitful approach to extant textual and visual materials is one that emphasizes the harnessing of Muhammad's persona as a larger metaphor to explain both past and present historical events, to build and delineate a sense of community, and to help individuals conceive of and communicate with the realm of the sacred. The Praiseworthy One shows that Muhammad has served as a polyvalent symbol rather than a historical figure with fixed significance.

Emerging Prophet

Author : Kyle Roberts
ISBN : 9781621896296
Genre : Religion
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Kierkegaard was a prophet who critiqued Christendom, the perversion of authentic, New Testament Christianity into the institutionalized, materialistic, triumphalist, and flabby religion of modernism. Emergent Christianity is attempting to carve out a more authentic way of being Christian and doing church within--and beyond--the ineffectual, institutionalized church of modernity. In many ways, Kierkegaard's critiques, concerns, and goals overlap with emergent Christianity and the emerging church. For the first time, this book brings Kierkegaard into a dialogue with various postmodern forms of Christianity, on topics like revelation and the Bible, the atonement and moralism, and the church as an apologetic of witness. In conversation with postmodern philosophers, contemporary theologians, and emergent leaders, Kierkegaard is offered as a prophetic voice for those who are carving out an alternative expression of the New Testament today and attempting to follow Christ through works of love.
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Iranische Hieb Stich Und Schutzwaffen Des 15 Bis 19 Jahrhunderts

Author : Ferez Cakir Phillip
ISBN : 3110318288
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Auf dem Gebiet der iranischen Waffen des 15. bis 19. Jahrhunderts - den laut einhelliger Meinung von Fachleuten in ihren Formen und Ornamenten asthetisch gelungensten Metallarbeiten ihrer Zeit - ist diese Arbeit die erste deutschsprachige seit 1955. Sie stellt Waffentypen, insbesondere aus Damast-Stahl, aus Sammlungen zweier prominenter Museen in den Mittelpunkt. Die Arbeit gehort weltweit zu einer der wenigen umfangreichen wissenschaftlichen Bearbeitungen des Themas, das von (Waffen-)Sammlern mit grossem Interesse verfolgt wird."

Ideologies Goals And Values

Author : Feliks Gross
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037835514
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The Prophet Of Peace

Author : Maulana Wahiduddin Khan
ISBN : 9789351187752
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Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, one of the most eminent scholars of Islam in the contemporary Muslim world, draws on original Arabic sources to correct misconceptions about Islam's early history and to establish that the revolution brought about by the Prophet was entirely bloodless. In fact, the Prophet Muhammad formulated an ideal ideology of peace which he faithfully and rigorously put into practice. In his time, there were some minor skirmishes, but no full-fledged wars. The Prophet of Peace deals with the significant issues associated with the life of the Prophet, including jihad, itjihaad, the concept of war and the relationship with other religious communities. Quoting extensively from the Qruana nd the Hadith, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan illuminates the Islamic view of modernity, secularism, democracy, freedom of speech and the relevance of Islam in the modern age, clarifying that Islam as revealed in the Quran is not anti-modernity, nor does it advocate violence. Persuasive and compelling in its breadth and wisdom, this book presents an authentic picture of the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad and is a must for all those who wish to understand Islam and its place in the world today.
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