Self And Secrecy In Early Islam

Author: Ruqayya Yasmine Khan
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
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This book presents an original inquiry into the meanings of concealment and revelation in early Arabo-Islamic texts.

Affect Emotion And Subjectivity In Early Modern Muslim Empires New Studies In Ottoman Safavid And Mughal Art And Culture

Author: Kishwar Rizvi
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59 Ruqayya Yasmine Khan, Self and Secrecy in Early Islam (Columbia, s.c.:
University of South Carolina Press, 2008), pages 95–99. 60 Windfuhr, “Riddles,”
page 321. 61 Etan Kohlberg, “Some Imami Shiʾi Views on Taqiyya,” Journal of
the American Oriental Society 95 (1975): 395–402; Etan Kohlberg, “Taqiyya in
Shiʾi Theology and Religion,” in Secrecy and Concealment: Studies in the
History of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Religions, edited by H.G. Kippenberg
and G.G. ...

Muhammad In The Digital Age

Author: Ruqayya Yasmine Khan
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477307699
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In the first collection of its kind, Ruqayya Khan has compiled essays that treat Muhammad and the core elements of Islam as focal points in an exploration of how the digital era—including social media and other expressions—have both had ...

Algeria Revisited

Author: Rabah Aissaoui
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Khan offers an analysis of religious and secular discourses in early Islam in
relation to the notion of secret, which informs the creation of interpersonal
relationships as well as how individual identity is constituted. Her study is
suggestive in identifying and confirming the significance of the notion of secret as
a vehicle to better understand the human self and personality in the Arabic world.
Khan highlights the congruence of this concept with the Arabic world by stressing
that: 'In a modern ...

Secrecy And Concealment

Author: Hans Hans Gerhard Kippenberg
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Some scholars have explained this phenomenon by referring to the position of
the Shi'is as a minority within the surrounding Sunni world,1 while others have
related it to the esoteric nature of early Imami Shi'ism (or Shi'ism, for short).2
Looked at from the point of view of ... technical term it has been variously
rendered as "precautionary (variants: pious, religious, expedient) dissimulation (
of one's beliefs)", as "self-protection through dissimulation" and as "safeguarding
of secrets".

The Journal Of Medieval And Early Modern Studies

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Hoffmann, Thomas. The Poetic Quran: Studies on Quranic Poeticity. Dis- kurse
der Arabistik, vol. 12. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2007. xvi, 192 pp. eur
58.00. Jagonak, Martin. Das Bildder Liebe im Werk des Dichters Gamil ibn Ma'
mar. Diskurse der Arabistik, vol. 13. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2008. 206
pp. eur 68.00. Khan, Ruqayya Yasmine. Self and Secrecy in Early Islam. Studies
in Comparative Religion. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xii,
186 pp.


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Self and secrecy in early Islam. South Carolina, 2008. 186pbibl index afp ISBN
9781570037542, $39.95 Drawing on diverse historical and literary sources,
Khan (Islamic studies, Trinity Univ., San Antonio) examines the ways in which
Qur'anic principles addressing self and identity inform pre-modern Arabo-Islamic
social codes and classical literature. Khan's extensive research reveals that early
constructions of subjectivity were shaped by the interaction between secrecy (
discretion) ...

Ancient Jewish Sciences And The History Of Knowledge In Second Temple Literature

Author: Seth L. Sanders
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 147986398X
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If many of the materials surveyed above are marked by the claim to reveal what
has long been secret, this claim may root its plausibility and power in historical
moments in which older knowledge was being preserved systematically in written
forms. Just as Enochic scribes preserve older Mesopotamian knowledge at the
dawn of the early Hellenistic age, so too at the flowering of Islam–what some of
the first Hebrew scientific writings (e.g., Sefer Asaf) preserve is not the new
Islamic ...

Strangers Nowhere In The World

Author: Margaret C. Jacob
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Secrecy. and. the. Paradox. at. the. Heart. of. Modernity. (the. Masonic. Moment).
If the bourse during the eighteenth century gave expression to the mundane
affairs of preoccupied merchants and traders, then the major literary and
philosophical ... in London French Huguenot refugees met in lodges with minor
government officials.1 A long-time resident of Algeria, back home in London and
self-identified as a freemason, praised Islam for its toleration and took Christians
to task for their ...