By Johan Meuleman
By Johan Meuleman
By Sarah Davis-Secord
Sicily is a lush and culturally wealthy island on the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. all through its historical past, the island has been conquered and colonized by way of successive waves of peoples from around the Mediterranean quarter. within the early and significant heart a while, the island was once governed and occupied in flip by way of Greek Christians, Muslims, and Latin Christians.
In Where 3 Worlds Met, Sarah Davis-Secord investigates Sicily's position in the non secular, diplomatic, army, advertisement, and highbrow networks of the Mediterranean via tracing the styles of shuttle, alternate, and communique between Christians (Latin and Greek), Muslims, and Jews. by way of taking a look at the island throughout this lengthy expanse of time and through the sessions of transition from one dominant tradition to a different, Davis-Secord uncovers the styles that outlined and redefined the wider Muslim-Christian come upon within the center Ages.
Sicily used to be a nexus for cross-cultural communique now not due to its geographical placement on the heart of the Mediterranean yet as a result particular roles the island performed in various trip and alternate networks within the Mediterranean area. complicated mixtures of political, cultural, and monetary want reworked Sicily’s styles of connection to different within sight regions—transformations that have been consultant of the elemental shifts that happened within the greater Mediterranean process in the course of the heart a while. The meanings and capabilities of Sicily’s positioning inside those higher Mediterranean communications networks trusted the needs to which the island was once being positioned and the way it functioned on the limitations of the Greek, Latin, and Muslim worlds.
By Hirmis Aboona
By Sara Ashencaen Crabtree,Jonathan Parker,Aslinda Asman
By Yadullah Shahibzadeh
By Dobroslawa Wiktor-Mach
By Alexander Stewart
The worldwide unfold of Islamic routine and the ascendance of a chinese language kingdom that limits non secular freedom have aroused anxieties approximately integrating Islam and conserving non secular freedom around the globe. concentrating on violent pursuits just like the so-called Islamic nation and Uygur separatists in China’s Xinjiang Province threatens to drown out the choices provided by means of apolitical and inwardly concentrated manifestations of transnational Islamic revival well known between teams just like the Hui, China’s biggest Muslim minority.
This booklet explores how Muslim revivalists in China’s Qinghai Province hire person company to reconcile transnational notions of spiritual orthodoxy with the materialist rationalism of atheist China. according to a yr immersed in a single of China’s such a lot targeted and conservative city Muslim groups in Xining, the publication places members’ struggles to navigate theological controversies within the contexts of worldwide Islamic revival and chinese language modernization. through doing so, it finds how makes an attempt to restore the unique essence of Islam can empower contributors to shape peaceable and effective articulations with secular societies, and extra indicates technique of combatting radicalization and inspiring interfaith discussion.
As the 1st significant learn monograph on Islamic revival in smooth China, this e-book might be of curiosity to scholars and students of Anthropology, Islamic reports, and chinese language reports.
By C. Flood,S. Hutchings,G. Miazhevich,H. Nickels
By Archimandrite Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos
Church background unearths that Christianity has its roots in Palestine throughout the first century and used to be unfold during the Mediterranean nations by way of the Apostles. although, regardless of sharing a similar ancestry, Muslims and Christians were residing in a not easy symbiotic co-existence for greater than fourteen centuries in lots of elements of South-Eastern Europe and the center East.
This ebook analyses modern Christian-Muslim family members within the conventional lands of Orthodoxy and Islam. specifically, it examines the improvement of japanese Orthodox ecclesiological considering on Muslim-Christian family members and spiritual minorities within the context of contemporary Greece and Turkey. Greece, the place the existing faith is jap Orthodoxy, incorporates an reputable recognized Muslim minority established in Western Thrace in addition to different Muslim populations positioned at significant Greek city centres and the islands of the Aegean Sea. nevertheless, Turkey, the place the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople relies, is a Muslim kingdom which comprises inside of its borders an authentic known Greek Orthodox Minority. The ebook then indicates ways that to beat the problems that Muslim and Christian groups are nonetheless dealing with with the Turkish and Greek States. Finally, it proposes that the positive factors of the coexistence among Muslims and Christians in Western Thrace and Istanbul may perhaps represent an unique version that are meant to be followed in different european and heart East international locations, the place demanding situations and hindrances among Muslim and Christian groups nonetheless persist.
This e-book bargains a unique and precious contribution to the ever renowned topic of Christian-Muslim family, in particular in South-East Europe and the center East. it is going to be a key source for college kids and students of spiritual reviews and center japanese Studies.
By Nadav Kashtan