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Theology and society in the second and third centuries of the Hijra : a history of religious thought in Early Islam, by Josef van Ess ; translated from German by John O'Kane

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Theology and society in the second and third centuries of the Hijra : a history of religious thought in Early Islam
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Theology and society in the second and third centuries of the Hijra
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a history of religious thought in Early Islam
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by Josef van Ess ; translated from German by John O'Kane
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Theology and Society is the most comprehensive study of Islamic intellectual and religious history, focusing on Muslim theology. With its emphasis on the eighth and ninth centuries CE, it remains the most detailed prosopographical study of the early phase of the formation of Islam. Originally published in German between 1991 and 1995, Theology and Society is a monument of scholarship and a unique scholarly enterprise which has stood the test of time as an unparalleled reference work
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Ess, Josef van
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297.209/021
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Translated from German
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BP166.1
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.E8413 2017
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non fiction
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1940-
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  • O'Kane, John
  • Goldbloom, Gwendolin
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Handbuch der Orientalistik = Handbook of Oriental studies. Section one, The Near and Middle East,
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volume 116/1-5
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  • Islam
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Islam
  • Islam and civil society
  • Religious life
  • Islam and civil society
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • Islamic philosophy
  • Religious life
  • Islam
  • Gesellschaft
  • Islamische Theologie
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Theology and society in the second and third centuries of the Hijra : a history of religious thought in Early Islam, by Josef van Ess ; translated from German by John O'Kane
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Volumes 2 - 4 translated by Gwendolin Goldbloom
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Contents
  • Symbols of Islamic Identity in the Caliphate of 'Abd al-Malik
  • The K. al-Irjā'
  • 2.1.1.6.
  • The Spectrum of the Murji'a up to 150 Hijrī
  • 2.1.1.7.
  • The Circle of Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.7.1.
  • The Precursors
  • 2.1.1.7.2.
  • On the Life and Aftereffects of ʻAbū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.7.3.
  • 2.2.
  • Abū Hanīfa's Theological Views
  • 2.1.1.7-3-1.
  • The Letter to 'Uthmān al-Battī
  • 2.1.1.7.3.1.1.
  • Comparison with Other Early Hanafite Writings
  • 2.1.1.7.3.2.
  • A Second Letter to 'Uthmān al-Battī
  • 2.1.1.7.3.3.
  • The So-Called Fiqh akbar (I)
  • 2.1.1.7.3.4.
  • Early Evidence in the Literary Tradition
  • The Image of God. The Political Theory
  • 2.1.1.7.4.
  • Contemporaries of Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.8.
  • The Kūfan Murji'a after Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.9.
  • The Reform of Ghassan b. Abān
  • 2.1.2.
  • Anti-Murji'ite Currents in Kūfa
  • 2.1.2.1.
  • 3.
  • Sufyān al-Thawrī
  • 2.1.2.2.
  • Ṣūfis
  • 2.1.2.3.
  • Qadarites
  • 2.1.3.
  • The Shī'a
  • 2.1.3.1.
  • "Shī'itizing" Traditionists
  • 2.1.3.2.
  • Community and Individual
  • The Zaydiyya
  • 2.1.3.2.1.
  • The Butriyya
  • 2.1.3.2.1.1.
  • The "Weak" Zaydīs
  • 2.1.3.2.2.
  • The Jārūdiyya
  • 2.1.3.2.2.1.
  • The Shaping of Jārūdite Thought
  • 2.1.3.2.2.2.
  • 3.1.
  • The Later Development
  • 2.1.3.2.3.
  • Early Zaydī Splinter Groups
  • 2.1.3.2.3.1.
  • The Kāmiliyya
  • 2.1.3.3.
  • The Rawāfid
  • 2.1.3.3.1.
  • Quietism and Communal Spirit
  • 2.1.3.3.2.
  • Faith and the Promise of Paradise
  • The Imam as Omniscient Leader
  • 2.1.3.3.3.
  • The Return (raj'a)
  • 2.1.3.3.3.1.
  • The Idea of raj'a Among the Early Zaydīs
  • 2.1.3.3.3.2.
  • Adherents of raj'a Among the Shī'ite Authorities of the 1st Century
  • 2.1.3.3.3.3.
  • Early Shī'ite Tafsīr as a Possible Purveyor of the Idea of raj'a
  • 2.1.3.3.3.4.
  • 3.2.
  • The Decline of the Kaysāniyya
  • 2.1.3.3.3.5.
  • The Change of the Idea of raj'a in the Imāmiyya
  • 2.1.3.3.4.
  • Rejection of the First Two Caliphs
  • 2.1.3.3.5.
  • Maintaining Secrecy (taqiyya)
  • 2.1.3.3.6.
  • God Changing His Mind (badā')
  • 2.1.3.3.7.
  • Consciousness of Sin and Individual Responsibility
  • Rāfiḍite Theological Schools
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.
  • The Beginnings
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.1.
  • Fro-Murji'ite Groups
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.2.
  • Zurāra b. A'yan and His Circle
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.3.
  • The Discussion About God's Image
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.
  • 3.3.
  • The Next Generation
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.1.
  • Shayṭān al-Ṭāq and Hishām al-Jawālīqī
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.
  • Hishām b. al-Ḥakam
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.1.
  • "Ontology"
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.2.
  • The Concept of God
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.3.
  • V. 1.
  • Divine Grace and Predestination
  • Natural-Scientific Questions
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.4.
  • The Theory of Perception
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.5.
  • Human Action
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.6.
  • The Divine Attributes
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.7.
  • The Koran and Prophecy
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.8.
  • 4.
  • Ìṣma and naṣṣ
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.8.1.
  • Excursus. Means of Legitimation within the Shī'a
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.9.
  • Raj'a
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.3.
  • ʻAlī b. Ri'āb (?)
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.
  • The Succession to the Big Theologians
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.1.
  • Specific Religious Developments around the Turn of the 2nd Century
  • The School of Hishām i al-Jawālīqi
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.2.
  • The School of Hishām b. al-Ḥakam
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.3.
  • The Prospect
  • 2.1.3.3.8.
  • General Conclusions
  • 2.1.3.3.8.1.
  • Rāfiḍite Theology and Its Milieu. Stoic and Jewish Influences
  • 2.1.4.
  • 4.1.
  • The Khārijites
  • 2.1.4.1.
  • The Ibāḍite Community in Kufa
  • 2.1.4.2.
  • 'Isā b. 'Umayr
  • 2.1.5.
  • "The Heretics"
  • 2.1.5.1.
  • The Term zindīq
  • 2.1.5.2.
  • The Image of the Prophet
  • Manicheanism in the Early Islamic Period
  • 2.1.5.3.
  • Zandaqa as a Social and Religious Phenomenon
  • 2.1.5.4.
  • The Dayṣāniyya
  • 2.1.5.5.
  • The Marcionites
  • 2.1.5.6.
  • The Kantaeans
  • 2.1.5.7.
  • 4.2.
  • Excursus: Mazdakites in the Islamic World
  • 2.1.5.8.
  • Zandaqa in Kūfa
  • 2.1.5.8.1.
  • Cosmology and Natural Philosophy
  • 2.1.5.8.2.
  • Polite Society
  • 2.1.5.8.3.
  • Arguing with the zanādiqa According to Imāmite Sources
  • 2.1.5.8.4.
  • The Koran
  • The Role of the zanādiqa in the Later Umayyad Period
  • 5.
  • The Spread of the Faith
  • 5.1.
  • Pt. A.
  • The Literary Instruments for Conveying the Faith
  • 5.1.1.
  • The Creation of Dialectical Theology
  • 5.1.2.
  • The Prospect
  • pt. B
  • The Islamic Provinces in the 2nd Century Introductory Remark on Methodology
  • 1.
  • Syria
  • 1.0.
  • Prelude : Characteristics of Islamic Religiosity in the 1st Century
  • General Basic Features
  • 1.1.
  • The Relationship with the Shī'a
  • 1.2.
  • The Qadariyya
  • 1.2.1.
  • The Question of Origin
  • 1.2.2.
  • Ghaylān al-Dimashqī and His Environment
  • 1.2.3.
  • 1.
  • Ghaylān's Aftereffect
  • 1.2.4.
  • Yazīd III's Putsch
  • 1.2.4.1.
  • Yazid III's Accession Sermon
  • 1.2.4.2.
  • Further Developments up to the Time of Marwān II
  • 1.2.5.
  • The Qadarites under Yazīd III
  • 1.2.5.1.
  • Setting the Seal on Prophecy
  • Damascus
  • 1.2.5.2.
  • Qadarites from Palestine
  • 1.2.5.3.
  • Qadarites from Ḥimṣ
  • 1.2.6.
  • Later Qadarites
  • 1.2.7.
  • General Conclusions
  • 1.2.8.
  • 2.
  • The Further Iraqi Development of Ghaylān's Doctrine
  • 1.2.8.1.
  • The Epistles of Ghaylān and the Ghaylān Legend
  • 1.2.9.
  • ʻUmar II and the Qadariyya
  • 1.3.
  • A Case of Heresy
  • 1.4.
  • Syrian Murji'ites
  • 1.4.1.
  • The Awareness of Being Chosen and Identity Formation
  • "Jahmites"
  • 1.5.
  • From Asceticism to Mysticism
  • 2.
  • Iraq
  • 2.0.
  • Preliminary General Remarks
  • 2.1.
  • Kūfa
  • 2.1.1.
  • 2.1.
  • The Murji'a
  • 2.1.1.1.
  • The Oldest Representatives of the Murji'a in Kūfa
  • 2.1.1.2.
  • The Delegation to ʻUmar II
  • 2.1.1.3.
  • Two Murji'ite Poems
  • 2.1.1.4.
  • The Polemic Against the Murji'a in the Sīrat Sālim b. Dhakwan
  • 2.1.1.5.
  • Egypt
  • V. 2.
  • 2.2.
  • Basra
  • 3.
  • Iran
  • 4.
  • The Arabian Peninsula
  • 5.
  • V. 3.
  • Part C.
  • The unification of Islamic thought and the flowering of Theology
  • V. 4.
  • Part C.
  • The unification of Islamic thought and the flowering of Theology (continued).
  • Part D.
  • Summary of the history of the subject matter
  • V. 5.
  • Bibliography and indices
Control code
962853051
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
5 volumes
Isbn
9789004344006
Isbn Type
(v. 4)
Lccn
2016047963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40026704631
  • 9789004342033
  • 9789004323179
  • 40028697514
System control number
(OCoLC)962853051
Label
Theology and society in the second and third centuries of the Hijra : a history of religious thought in Early Islam, by Josef van Ess ; translated from German by John O'Kane
Publication
Note
Volumes 2 - 4 translated by Gwendolin Goldbloom
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Symbols of Islamic Identity in the Caliphate of 'Abd al-Malik
  • The K. al-Irjā'
  • 2.1.1.6.
  • The Spectrum of the Murji'a up to 150 Hijrī
  • 2.1.1.7.
  • The Circle of Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.7.1.
  • The Precursors
  • 2.1.1.7.2.
  • On the Life and Aftereffects of ʻAbū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.7.3.
  • 2.2.
  • Abū Hanīfa's Theological Views
  • 2.1.1.7-3-1.
  • The Letter to 'Uthmān al-Battī
  • 2.1.1.7.3.1.1.
  • Comparison with Other Early Hanafite Writings
  • 2.1.1.7.3.2.
  • A Second Letter to 'Uthmān al-Battī
  • 2.1.1.7.3.3.
  • The So-Called Fiqh akbar (I)
  • 2.1.1.7.3.4.
  • Early Evidence in the Literary Tradition
  • The Image of God. The Political Theory
  • 2.1.1.7.4.
  • Contemporaries of Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.8.
  • The Kūfan Murji'a after Abū Hanīfa
  • 2.1.1.9.
  • The Reform of Ghassan b. Abān
  • 2.1.2.
  • Anti-Murji'ite Currents in Kūfa
  • 2.1.2.1.
  • 3.
  • Sufyān al-Thawrī
  • 2.1.2.2.
  • Ṣūfis
  • 2.1.2.3.
  • Qadarites
  • 2.1.3.
  • The Shī'a
  • 2.1.3.1.
  • "Shī'itizing" Traditionists
  • 2.1.3.2.
  • Community and Individual
  • The Zaydiyya
  • 2.1.3.2.1.
  • The Butriyya
  • 2.1.3.2.1.1.
  • The "Weak" Zaydīs
  • 2.1.3.2.2.
  • The Jārūdiyya
  • 2.1.3.2.2.1.
  • The Shaping of Jārūdite Thought
  • 2.1.3.2.2.2.
  • 3.1.
  • The Later Development
  • 2.1.3.2.3.
  • Early Zaydī Splinter Groups
  • 2.1.3.2.3.1.
  • The Kāmiliyya
  • 2.1.3.3.
  • The Rawāfid
  • 2.1.3.3.1.
  • Quietism and Communal Spirit
  • 2.1.3.3.2.
  • Faith and the Promise of Paradise
  • The Imam as Omniscient Leader
  • 2.1.3.3.3.
  • The Return (raj'a)
  • 2.1.3.3.3.1.
  • The Idea of raj'a Among the Early Zaydīs
  • 2.1.3.3.3.2.
  • Adherents of raj'a Among the Shī'ite Authorities of the 1st Century
  • 2.1.3.3.3.3.
  • Early Shī'ite Tafsīr as a Possible Purveyor of the Idea of raj'a
  • 2.1.3.3.3.4.
  • 3.2.
  • The Decline of the Kaysāniyya
  • 2.1.3.3.3.5.
  • The Change of the Idea of raj'a in the Imāmiyya
  • 2.1.3.3.4.
  • Rejection of the First Two Caliphs
  • 2.1.3.3.5.
  • Maintaining Secrecy (taqiyya)
  • 2.1.3.3.6.
  • God Changing His Mind (badā')
  • 2.1.3.3.7.
  • Consciousness of Sin and Individual Responsibility
  • Rāfiḍite Theological Schools
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.
  • The Beginnings
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.1.
  • Fro-Murji'ite Groups
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.2.
  • Zurāra b. A'yan and His Circle
  • 2.1.3.3.7.1.3.
  • The Discussion About God's Image
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.
  • 3.3.
  • The Next Generation
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.1.
  • Shayṭān al-Ṭāq and Hishām al-Jawālīqī
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.
  • Hishām b. al-Ḥakam
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.1.
  • "Ontology"
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.2.
  • The Concept of God
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.3.
  • V. 1.
  • Divine Grace and Predestination
  • Natural-Scientific Questions
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.4.
  • The Theory of Perception
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.5.
  • Human Action
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.6.
  • The Divine Attributes
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.7.
  • The Koran and Prophecy
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.8.
  • 4.
  • Ìṣma and naṣṣ
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.8.1.
  • Excursus. Means of Legitimation within the Shī'a
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.2.9.
  • Raj'a
  • 2.1.3.3.7.2.3.
  • ʻAlī b. Ri'āb (?)
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.
  • The Succession to the Big Theologians
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.1.
  • Specific Religious Developments around the Turn of the 2nd Century
  • The School of Hishām i al-Jawālīqi
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.2.
  • The School of Hishām b. al-Ḥakam
  • 2.1.3.3.7.3.3.
  • The Prospect
  • 2.1.3.3.8.
  • General Conclusions
  • 2.1.3.3.8.1.
  • Rāfiḍite Theology and Its Milieu. Stoic and Jewish Influences
  • 2.1.4.
  • 4.1.
  • The Khārijites
  • 2.1.4.1.
  • The Ibāḍite Community in Kufa
  • 2.1.4.2.
  • 'Isā b. 'Umayr
  • 2.1.5.
  • "The Heretics"
  • 2.1.5.1.
  • The Term zindīq
  • 2.1.5.2.
  • The Image of the Prophet
  • Manicheanism in the Early Islamic Period
  • 2.1.5.3.
  • Zandaqa as a Social and Religious Phenomenon
  • 2.1.5.4.
  • The Dayṣāniyya
  • 2.1.5.5.
  • The Marcionites
  • 2.1.5.6.
  • The Kantaeans
  • 2.1.5.7.
  • 4.2.
  • Excursus: Mazdakites in the Islamic World
  • 2.1.5.8.
  • Zandaqa in Kūfa
  • 2.1.5.8.1.
  • Cosmology and Natural Philosophy
  • 2.1.5.8.2.
  • Polite Society
  • 2.1.5.8.3.
  • Arguing with the zanādiqa According to Imāmite Sources
  • 2.1.5.8.4.
  • The Koran
  • The Role of the zanādiqa in the Later Umayyad Period
  • 5.
  • The Spread of the Faith
  • 5.1.
  • Pt. A.
  • The Literary Instruments for Conveying the Faith
  • 5.1.1.
  • The Creation of Dialectical Theology
  • 5.1.2.
  • The Prospect
  • pt. B
  • The Islamic Provinces in the 2nd Century Introductory Remark on Methodology
  • 1.
  • Syria
  • 1.0.
  • Prelude : Characteristics of Islamic Religiosity in the 1st Century
  • General Basic Features
  • 1.1.
  • The Relationship with the Shī'a
  • 1.2.
  • The Qadariyya
  • 1.2.1.
  • The Question of Origin
  • 1.2.2.
  • Ghaylān al-Dimashqī and His Environment
  • 1.2.3.
  • 1.
  • Ghaylān's Aftereffect
  • 1.2.4.
  • Yazīd III's Putsch
  • 1.2.4.1.
  • Yazid III's Accession Sermon
  • 1.2.4.2.
  • Further Developments up to the Time of Marwān II
  • 1.2.5.
  • The Qadarites under Yazīd III
  • 1.2.5.1.
  • Setting the Seal on Prophecy
  • Damascus
  • 1.2.5.2.
  • Qadarites from Palestine
  • 1.2.5.3.
  • Qadarites from Ḥimṣ
  • 1.2.6.
  • Later Qadarites
  • 1.2.7.
  • General Conclusions
  • 1.2.8.
  • 2.
  • The Further Iraqi Development of Ghaylān's Doctrine
  • 1.2.8.1.
  • The Epistles of Ghaylān and the Ghaylān Legend
  • 1.2.9.
  • ʻUmar II and the Qadariyya
  • 1.3.
  • A Case of Heresy
  • 1.4.
  • Syrian Murji'ites
  • 1.4.1.
  • The Awareness of Being Chosen and Identity Formation
  • "Jahmites"
  • 1.5.
  • From Asceticism to Mysticism
  • 2.
  • Iraq
  • 2.0.
  • Preliminary General Remarks
  • 2.1.
  • Kūfa
  • 2.1.1.
  • 2.1.
  • The Murji'a
  • 2.1.1.1.
  • The Oldest Representatives of the Murji'a in Kūfa
  • 2.1.1.2.
  • The Delegation to ʻUmar II
  • 2.1.1.3.
  • Two Murji'ite Poems
  • 2.1.1.4.
  • The Polemic Against the Murji'a in the Sīrat Sālim b. Dhakwan
  • 2.1.1.5.
  • Egypt
  • V. 2.
  • 2.2.
  • Basra
  • 3.
  • Iran
  • 4.
  • The Arabian Peninsula
  • 5.
  • V. 3.
  • Part C.
  • The unification of Islamic thought and the flowering of Theology
  • V. 4.
  • Part C.
  • The unification of Islamic thought and the flowering of Theology (continued).
  • Part D.
  • Summary of the history of the subject matter
  • V. 5.
  • Bibliography and indices
Control code
962853051
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
5 volumes
Isbn
9789004344006
Isbn Type
(v. 4)
Lccn
2016047963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40026704631
  • 9789004342033
  • 9789004323179
  • 40028697514
System control number
(OCoLC)962853051

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