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The legend of Sergius Baḥīrā : eastern Christian apologetics and apocalyptic in response to Islam / by Barbara Roggema.

Author/Creator:
Roggema, Barbara.
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series:
History of Christian-Muslim relations ; v. 9.
History of Christian-Muslim relations, 1570-7350 ; v. 9
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 579 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Legend of Baḥīrā.
Apologetics -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- History.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- History.
Islam.
Christendom.
Contents:
The legend of Sergius Baḥīrā in the light of Christian apologetics vis-à-vis Islam
Muslim-Christian confrontation and counterhistory
The Islamic Baḥīrā
The apocalypse of Baḥīrā
Baḥīrā's teachings
Breaking crosses
God's word and His Spirit
Baḥīrā's Christology
Protection and recognition
Baḥīrā and Q 5:82
The physics of heaven
The Qur'an against Islam
The legend outside the Legend
Baḥīrā the source
Baḥīrā the heretic
Baḥīrā the false witness
Baḥīrā the victim
Jewish traditions about Baḥīrā
Baḥīrā the forecaster
Concluding discussion
Texts and translations
The recensions and the manuscript tradition
Some characteristics of the recensions
Textual genealogy
Manuscripts
Conspectus siglorum
Methodological considerations
The East-Syrian recension
The West-Syrian recension
The short Arabic recension
The long Arabic recension.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-560) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contains:
Legend of Baḥīrā. Polyglot.
ISBN:
9789004167308 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004167307 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
228369894
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