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Author Levy, Ian Christopher.

Title Nicholas of Cusa and Islam : Polemic and Dialogue in the Late Middle Ages
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions.
Contents List of Contributors; Foreword by Thomas E. Burman: Nicholas of Cusa and Peter the Venerable's Request; Editors' Introduction; Part 1 Cusanus and Islam; Cusanus, Islam, and Religious Tolerance; A Critical Survey of Cusanus's Writings on Islam; Una Religio in Rituum Varietate: Religious Pluralism, the Qurʼan, and Nicholas of Cusa; Divine Difference and Religious Unity: On the Relation Between De Docta Ignorantia, De Pace Fidei and Cribratio Alkorani; Reading De pace fidei Christologically: Nicholas of Cusa's Verbum Dialectic of Religious Concordance
The Trinity as a Challenge to Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Nicholas of Cusa: Nicholas of Cusa's Philosophical Translation of Trinitarian Faith as a Response to Islamic RejectionPart 2 Historical Perspectives; Deficient Sacraments or Unifying Rites? Alan of Lille, Nicholas of Cusa, and Riccoldo da Montecroce on Muslim and Jewish Praxis; Perspectives on Islam in Italy and Byzantium in the Middle Ages and Renaissance; Juan de Segovia on the Superiority of Christians over Muslims: Liber de magna auctoritate episcoporum in concilio generali 10.6
How to Deal with Muslims? Raymond Lull and Ignatius of LoyolaPart 3 Muslim Responses to Christianity; The Messiah ʻIsa, Son of Mary: Jesus in the Islamic Tradition; Revisiting the Charge of Tahṛīf: The Question of Supersessionism in Early Islam and the Qurʼan; Ibn Hạzm's and al-Ghazzālī's Most Divergent Responses to Christianity: A Question of Epistemology and Hermeneutics; Jesus in the Muslim and Christian Mystical Traditions: Ibn ʻArabi and Meister Eckhart; Index of Names and Terms
Summary To explore Christian-Muslim relations at the dawn of the modern age, this book examines Nicholas of Cusa's seminal works on the Qur'an and world religions. It also considers Muslim responses to Christianity and other Christian writings on Islam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references index
Notes English
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Subject Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.
Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464. De pace fidei.
Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464. Cribratio Alkorani.
Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.
Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Early works to 1800
Cribratio Alkorani (Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal)
De pace fidei (Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal)
Islam -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800
Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- Early works to 1800
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
HISTORY -- General.
Interfaith relations.
Islam -- Controversial literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author George-Tvrtkovic, Rita
Duclow, Donald
ISBN 9789004274761