Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2015

288 Pages | 1 b&w

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748694235

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Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Edited by Robert Gleave and István Kristó-Nagy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Legitimate and Illegitimate Violence in Islamic Thought

  • Examines the portrayal of violence in a variety of different intellectual contexts
  • Takes a broad understanding of violence - from warfare between Muslims (and between Muslims and others) to individual acts of violence
  • Enables a better informed debate about the nature of violence in early Islam
  • Includes contributions from leading international experts including Michael Cooperson, Maribel Fierro, Geert Jan van Gelder, Christopher Melchert, John T. Nawas, Andrew Rippin and Dominique Urvoy