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Christian Martyrs under Islam

Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL26609635M
ISBN 109780691179100

Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World – Paperback- (Ma ) Add to wishlist Added to wishlist Removed from wishlist 0. Estimated Delivery By: Most Packages Deliver in Business Days $ . "The Spectator's Books of the Year" "Shortlisted for the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize" "This book is a real achievement. It is a fascinating read for any scholar of Christian-Muslim relations, since it deals with a sensitive topic analytically and .

  Christian Martyrs under Islam describes a lost world in which Muslims and Christians rubbed shoulders in the most intimate of settings, from workshops and markets to city blocks and even marital beds. Not surprisingly, these interactions gave rise to overlapping practices, including behaviours that blurred the line between the Islam and. Christian Martyrs to Islam, Past and Present CHARLOTTE ALLEN The making of the new saints was a vivid reminder of something that many people, including historians, prefer to gloss over: the pattern over the centuries of Islamic persecution of Christians that continues to this day in many Muslim-majority lands.

Pope St Fabian and Saint Sebastian, Giovanni di Paolo. The martyrdom of St. Alban, from a 13th-century manuscript, now in the Trinity College Library, Dublin. Note the executioner's eyes falling out of his head. According to early Christian tradition. With some historical attestation within a hundred years of the event. Polycarp of Smyrna.   Christian C Sahner. is associate professor of Islamic history and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford. His latest book is Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World ().


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“In this book, Sahner mounts a pathbreaking investigation of Christian self-sacrifice under early Islam. He affords us a fresh perspective on the formation of caliphal society and state, and on how the blood of martyrs has seeded the Church—before Constantine, under Islam, and into our own day.”—Garth Fowden, University of Cambridge.

Christian Martyrs under Islam • 3 Seen from this perspective, there were three main types of martyrs in the Umayyad and early ʿAbbasid periods (for the purposes of this book, defined as ca.

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Introduction: Christian Martyrs under Islam 1. 1 Converting to Islam and Returning to Christianity 2 Converting from Islam to Christianity 3 Blaspheming against Islam 4 Trying and Killing Christian Martyrs 5 Creating Saints and Communities Conclusion: Making of the Muslim World Brand: Princeton University Press.

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Christian Martyrs under Islam Christian C. Sahner Published by Princeton University Press Sahner, Christian C. Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and.

First published in the summer ofa new paperback version is to be released in just a few short weeks. Unlike some apologetic and hagiographic texts, which would have us believe this history is unidirectional and entirely bloody and violent for Christians, this author recognizes the complexities: Christian Sahner, Christian Martyrs Under Islam: Religious.

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He affords us a fresh perspective on the formation of caliphal society and state, and on how the blood of martyrs has seeded the Church―before Constantine, under Islam, and into our own day.”―Garth Fowden, University 5/5(1).How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process?

Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of individuals rejected this faith through dramatic acts of resistance.

Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of individuals rejected this faith through dramatic acts of resistance, including apostasy and blasphemy.