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The Muslim Jesus : sayings and stories in Islamic literature

Author: Tarif Khalidi
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Series: Convergences (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work presents in English translation the sayings and stories of Jesus in Arabic Islamic literature. In doing so, it traces a tradition of love and reverence for Jesus that has characterized Islamic though for more than a thousand years. A resource for the history of religions, the collection documents how one culture, that of Islam, assimilated the towering religious figure of another, that of Christianity."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Islamic stories
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jésus-Christ; Jesus Christus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tarif Khalidi
ISBN: 0674004779 9780674004771 0674011155 9780674011151
OCLC Number: 45532421
Description: viii, 245 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Muslim Gospel --
A Sketch of the Qur'anic Jesus --
Jesus in the Muslim Gospel --
The Early Context --
Emergence and Development --
The Earliest Sayings: Character and Function --
The Later Sayings and Stories --
The Sayings and Stories.
Series Title: Convergences (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: edited and translated by Tarif Khalidi.

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This work presents, in English translation, the largest collection ever assembled of the sayings and stories of Jesus in Arabic Islamic literature. In doing so, it traces a tradition of love and  Read more...
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Jesus figures prominently in Islam. Alongside the hadiths, the stories of the Prophet's sayings and actions, appear stories of Jesus' sayings and actions, 303 of which Tarif Khalidi has collected and Read more...

 
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The Muslim Jesus

by D.Ingolfsland (WorldCat user published 2006-09-30) Excellent Permalink
The Muslim Jesus; Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature claims to be the largest collection of Islamic stories about Jesus in print. The collection of more than 300 stories dates from the 8th to the 18th centuries (or 2nd to 12th centuries by Islamic reckoning). Although the stories come from hundreds...
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