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Author Powers, David Stephan.

Title Muḥammad is not the father of any of your men : the making of the last prophet / David S. Powers
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2009]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 357 pages) : illustrations
Series Divinations.
Contents pt. I. Fathers and sons -- The foundation narratives of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- Adoption in the Near East: from antiquity to the rise of Islam -- The abolition of adoption in early Islam -- pt. II. From sacred legend to sacred history -- The repudiation of the beloved of the messenger of God -- The battle of Mu'ta -- The martyrdom of the beloved of the messenger of God -- Pretexts and intertexts -- pt. III. Text and interpretation -- Paleography and codicology: Bibliothåque Nationale de France 328a -- Kalāla in early Islamic tradition -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Prophetic office.
Adoption -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Inheritance and succession (Islamic law)
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081220557X (electronic bk.)
0812221494 (print)
9780812205572 (electronic bk.)
9780812221497 (print)