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What this rivalry could have done had it come into the open history does not relate inasmuch as it was suppressed by mutual interests. As noted above, no sober historian and scholar accepts this revisionist reconstruction and the thesis has been rightly dismissed and harshly ridiculed in the scholarly circles over the years.

As against Egypt, they identified themselves as gentiles 93 and used both Persian and Syriac. A wide variety of results come about, which range from an outright rejection of certain pre-Islamic ideas to an absorption of others into Islamic thought as seen for example in the case of Iranian political ideas.

This meant the irretrievable loss of the Pharaonic polity: But he also taught a variant doctrine positing an initial state of imperfection from which man had progressed under divine guidance until immortality was regained with the exemplary resurrection of Christ.

Its general intellectual focus was thus by Iranian standards too broad: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This is surely the context which gave Islam the curious term banifi so r 3 Whence Islam?


Actually there are more hagarixm Orientalist scholars out there.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. We share similar interests. On the one hand, Hellenism had no Magi: Hagarim, ‘a Jew with two sidelocks’: Ideally in Islam a master would give his slave freedom, and then would adopt the freedman as something like a crond — the mawla. But Sebeos also offers something entirely absent from the sources examined so far: The first was the ease with which it is pos- sible to shift within the Mosaic paradigm from redemption to revelation, the Red Sea to Sinai.

But if they had avoided absorption so long as the meshes were large, they had litde left to fight with when Christianity reduced them to the eye of a needle ; and both were reduced to a mindless flight, a panicky stampede from civilisation and life as such, hurling them- 65 Whither Antiquity?

This would at rcone make a certain sense of a very hagarim 19 Whence Islam? Also, there are few historians who would accept their thesis today, and even the authors themselves have had to revise their views in later years as new research becomes available.

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There already existed a well-established tradition regarding the identity of the Kenite. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Two arguments indicate that we cannot, and that instead we have to identify the Kenite with the Arabs themselves. He thus had sophisticated cultural resources at his disposal, and where Coptic peasants could only turn Ephesus into a robber council by a kind of intellectual corne, Rabbula could present his ob- scurantism for a learned audience in Constantinople.


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What is the Koranin: The answer is that they couldn’t. In sum, where Zoroastrianism makes a nation, Hellenism makes a cosmopolitan cultural elite. It is the emir’s reaction at this point that is crucial: For it was not of course an Assyrian culture that was being taught in the Assyrian schools: In the first instance this meant resiting the Hagarene exodus.

But for those who were in need of one, it meant that the Christian exile on earth became temfyingly concrete: One is the doctrine of the keys. Hie Christian God inherited two key characteristics from his ethnic past which dis- tinguished him from other divinities popular at the time. For this reason, it is necessary to balance out what the Jews, Christians and Pagans have to say about early Islam with what the early Muslims have to say about themselves.

Hie transition can plausibly be placed in the late seventh century, and more particularly in the reign of ‘Abd al- Malik. Retrieved January 24, It was, however, crucial that the priests stayed on: In the first place, whereas the Coptic church was boorish, the Nestorian church was academic.