The book “Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qurʾan to the Mongols” Examines how violence was described and evaluated in the foundational texts of Islam How was violence justified in early Islam? What role did violent actions play in the formation and maintenance of the Muslim political order? How did ...
The book “Violence in Islamic Thought from the Mongols to European Imperialism” Examines the development of Muslim theological, legal, literary and cultural discussions about violence and its legitimation...
This volume represents an outstanding collection of closely argued and superbly documented papers on law, theology, and philosophy in medieval Islamic society. Rather than rehashing thrice-familiar debates, the authors focus on...