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The Resource The Bible in Arabic : the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam, Sidney H. Griffith

The Bible in Arabic : the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam, Sidney H. Griffith

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The Bible in Arabic : the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam
Title
The Bible in Arabic
Title remainder
the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam
Statement of responsibility
Sidney H. Griffith
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Language
eng
Summary
From the first centuries of Islam to well into the Middle Ages, Jews and Christians produced hundreds of manuscripts containing portions of the Bible in Arabic. Until recently, however, these translations remained largely neglected by Biblical scholars and historians. In telling the story of the Bible in Arabic, this book casts light on a crucial transition in the cultural and religious life of Jews and Christians in Arabic-speaking lands. In pre-Islamic times, Jewish and Christian scriptures circulated orally in the Arabic-speaking milieu. After the rise of Islam--and the Qur'an's a
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E7B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World
The Bible in Arabic : the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam, Sidney H. Griffith
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The Bible in Arabic : the Scriptures of the "People of the Book" in the language of Islam, Sidney H. Griffith
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt28550z
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER I: The Bible in Pre-Islamic Arabia; CHAPTER II: The Bible in the Arabic Qur'ān; CHAPTER III: The Earliest Translations of the Bible into Arabic; CHAPTER IV: Christian Translations of the Bible into Arabic; CHAPTER V: Jewish Translations of the Bible into Arabic; CHAPTER VI: Muslims and the Bible in Arabic; CHAPTER VII: Intertwined Scriptures; Bibliography; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400846580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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