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Author Sālim ibn Dhakwān, active 8th century.

Title The Epistle of Salim ibn Dhakwān / [edited by] Patricia Crone and Fritz Zimmermann
Edition [1st ed.]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001


Description 1 online resource (x, 407 pages)
Series Oxford Oriental monographs
Oxford Oriental monographs (Unnumbered)
Contents Intro; Title Page; Preface; Contents; A Note on Conventions; Part 1; 1. Introduction; Signs and Abbreviations; 2. The Epistle of Salim B. Dhakwan; 3. Commentary; Part 2. Salim, the Mainstream, and the Ibadi Tradition; 4. 'Uthman and 'Ali; 5. The Kharijites; 6. The Murji'a and Fatana; 7. Salim and Kitab Al-Irja'; Part 3; 8. The Date of Salim's Epistle; Appendix 1: The Ibadi Leaders in Basra; Appendix 2: The Imams of Oman till 280/893; Appendix 3: Ma/man/haythu sha'a 'llah; Appendix 4: Isti'rad; Appendix 5: Al-murji'a al-ula in the radd 'ala ahl al-shakk; Bibliography; Index to the Arabic Text
Summary The epistle ascribed to Salim Ibn Dhakwan, and written sometime before AD 800, was discovered in the early 1970s by the scholar, Amr Khalifa Ennami, who brought a xerox of the now lost manuscript to the attention of Islamic scholars. The epistle which is here edited, translated, and discussed in full for the first time is an early Islamic tract against ̀wrong' doctrines regarding the classification and treatment of opponents
Notes Arabic epistle which is here edited, translated, and discussed in full for the first time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-357) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Sālim ibn Dhakwān, active 8th century. Sīrat Sālim ibn Dhakwān.
SUBJECT Sīrat Sālim ibn Dhakwān (Sālim ibn Dhakwān) fast
Subject Ibadites.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Shīʿah -- Doctrines.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islam -- Doctrines
Shīʻah -- Doctrines
Form Electronic book
Author Crone, Patricia, 1945-2015
Zimmermann, Fritz (Fritz W.)
ISBN 1423756428
Other Titles Sīrat Sālim ibn Dhakwān. English & Arabic