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Author Ryad, Umar

Title Islamic reformism and Christianity : a critical reading of the works of Muḥammad Rashīd Riḍā and his associates (1898-1935) / by Umar Ryad
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (xiv, 387 pages))
Series History of Christian-Muslim Relations, 1570-7350 ; v. 12
History of Christian-Muslim relations ; v. 12.
Contents Riḍā's sources of knowledge of the West : with special reference to Christianity -- Riḍā Arab Christians : attitudes towards Syrian Christians and the Egyptian Coptic community -- Al-Manār versus evangelism : Rashīd Riḍā's perceptions of the social and theological aspects of missions -- False allegations or proofs? : Riḍā's formative polemics on Christianity -- In pursuit of a 'true' gospel : Riḍā's Arabic edition of the Gospel of Barnabas -- The art of polemics : Tawfiq Ṣidqī's contributions to al-Manār and Riḍā's use of them -- Recapitulation of ideas : Christianity as reflected in Riḍā's Fatwās
Summary No previous full-scale study has been undertaken so far to study the polemical writings of the Muslim reformist Muḥammad Rashīd Riḍā (1865-1935) and his associates in his well-known journal al-Manār (The Lighthouse). The book focuses on the dynamics of Muslim understanding of Christianity during the late 19th and the early 20th century in the light of al-Manār's sources of knowledge, and its answers to the social, political and theological aspects of missionary movements in the Muslim World of Riḍā's age. The basis of the analysis encompasses the voluminous publications by Riḍā and other Manārists in his journal. Besides, it makes use of newly-discovered materials, including Riḍā's private papers, and some other remaining personal archives of some of his associates
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Leiden University, 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-340) and index
Notes This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
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Subject Muḥammad Rashīd Riḍā
Muḥammad Rashīd Riḍā
Riḍā, Muḥammad Rašīd.
SUBJECT Manār (Cairo, Egypt : 1898)
al- Manār gnd
Subject Christianity and other religions.
Islamic renewal.
RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Christianity and other religions
Islamic renewal
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019668065
ISBN 9789047441465