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Christianity, Islam and Orientalism

by M. Faruk Zein

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Published by Saqi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Biblical teaching,
  • Bible. N.T -- Islamic interpretations,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity,
  • Jesus Christ in the Koran,
  • Orientalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index.

    StatementM. Faruk Zein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP172 .Z44 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3727916M
    ISBN 100863569641
    LC Control Number2003374613
    OCLC/WorldCa51108279

    To imply as he does that the branch of Orientalism dealing with Islam and the Arabs is a learned discipline that can be compared with classical philology is as appropriate as comparing Professor Menachem Milson, Israeli Orientalist and civilian governor of the West Bank, with Wilamowitz. Criticism by Christians of its rival religion was voiced soon after the advent of Islam starting with St. John of Damascus in the late seventh century, who wrote of “the false prophet,” Muhammad. Rivalry, and often enmity, continued between the European Christian world and the Islamic world, whether the latter can be regarded as consisting Author: Michael Curtis.

    Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world and share a historical traditional connection, with some major theological differences. The two faiths share a common place of origin in the Middle East, and consider themselves to be monotheistic.. Christianity is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion which developed out of Second Temple Judaism in the 1st century CE.   Orientalism, Racism, and Islam: Edward Said Between Race and Doctrine. Introduction; Edward Said’s Orientalism has gotten relatively little attention from philosophers in the Anglo-American analytic tradition. Arguably, though, the book has been at least as influential in contemporary political thought as has the work of say, Rawls, Nozick, or Dworkin, and has probably been more influential.

    Due to the fact that Western scholars made assumptions about Eastern living they felt justified in creating these stereotypes when in actuality a previous bias towards eastern civilization was at the forefront of these assumptions and judgments. Orientalism occurs when a group scrutinizes and deems foreign cultures and concepts inferior. One of Hourani's major goals in this book is to explicate the historical development and the intellectual substance of modern‑day Orientalism. In this he roughly follows the lines laid down by Edward Said in his now classic work, Orientalism. Nevertheless, Hourani does not agree with some of the main conclusions of Said. Edward Said is of the notion that "Orientalism" is a.


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Christianity, Islam and Orientalism by M. Faruk Zein Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Arabic-language version of Christianity, Islam and Orientalism has been a bestseller in the Middle East for the past two years. Product details Hardcover: pagesAuthor: Faruk Zein.

Get this from a library. Christianity, Islam and Orientalism. [M Faruk Zein] -- "The quest to disentangle the historical Jesus the Messiah from Jesus Christ of the Church has gathered considerable momentum during the last three decades of the twentieth century.

Few people can. Focusing on Ibn Khaldun, the complexities of orientalism and modernity, and recent European as well as Arab writings on such themes, this book is essential for all those interested in Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, Western and Islamic philosophies of history, questions of modernity, colonial Egypt, as well as the postcolonial conditions of Cited by: 6.

The book compares the mental state of the American black man who was introduced to Christianity by white Europeans, and the mental state of African blacks who were introduced to Al-Islam by the Arabs.

The difference was between night and day.4/5. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of East and West, Orient and Occident, Christianity and Islam, Orientalism provides a timely account of the subject and the debate.

In the s and s a powerful assault was launched on 'orientalism', led by Edward Edition: 1st Edition. This very important book illuminates the background of the present struggle between the West and militant Islam and should definitely attract the attention of the modern reader. I recommend this book in the strongest possible terms because it is both original and timely.' Marius Deeb - Cited by: In his book Orientalism, the Palestinian-born Said, a professor of comparative literature at Columbia University, claimed that an endemic Western prejudice against the East had congealed into a modern ideology of racist supremacy—a kind of anti-Semitism directed against Arabs and Muslims.

Throughout Europe's history, announced Said, "every European, in that he could say about the Orient, Author: Edward W. Saïd. the Preaching of Islam.

Stanely Lane-Poole was another orientalist who penned 1he Saladin and the Moors in Spain. Aloys Sprenger edited Al-lsobah-fi-Tam7z­ is-Sahabah for the Royal Asciatic Society of Calcutta and wrote an scholarly foreward to the book while Edward William Lane compiled the.

N ine years ago I wrote an afterword for Orientalism which, in trying to clarify what I believed I had and had not said, stressed not only the many discussions that had opened up since my book. At a crucial moment in the history of relations of East and West, Orient and Occident, Christianity and Islam, Orientalism provides a timely account of the subject and the debate.

In the s and. christianity, islam and orientalism - m. farouq zein - saqi books - - kitap. Early Orientalism The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under particularly intense debate in the Cited by: 9.

Study of the ‘Orient’ and Orientalism has evolved considerably since Edward Said's seminal study of ; here, the multi-award winning French novelist Mathias Enard, whose own novel Compass, draws on this rich history, discusses five books that capture key aspects of this ever-shifting terrain.

Interview by Thea Lenarduzzi. Orientalism in Medieval Europe. Orientalism in Europe from the Renaissance through the 19th Century. Orientalism in America. Major Orientalist Scholars. togglePrimary Orientalist Texts on Islam.

Apologetic and Biased Christian Views. Early Academic Texts. Orientalist Travel Accounts. The phenomenon which is generally known as Orientalism is but one aspect of Western misrepresentations of Islam. Edward Said, a renowned Arab Christian scholar and author of several books exposing shortcomings of the Orientalist approach, defines "Orientalism" as follows: (From Orientalism, by Edward W.

Said, page 2). Palestine () and Covering Islam (). He combines deep sensitivity to injustices wrought upon the Palestinians, and Arabs generally, with broad knowledge of Western intellectual history.

Orientalism is a controversial and important book. It has become a jingoistic by-word in the Third World; younger students in and of the Middle. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Islam and Orientalists. Orientalism is a term used by art historians, literary, cultural and religious studies scholars for Western attitude towards Middle Eastern, Asian and North African Author: Hafiz Muhammad Zubair.

This hostility that Christianity has towards Islam steams from the fact that Islam causes a halt to the prosperity and progress of Christianity; therefore, the aim of the emergence of Orientalism is to wage war against Islam.

On the other hand, Edward Said thinks of Orientalism as a discourse. The best nonfiction books: No 8 – Orientalism by Edward Said () brutal clash of Islam and the west, Edward Said’s analysis remains the book. DOI link for Early Orientalism. Early Orientalism book. Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power.

Early Orientalism. DOI link for Early Orientalism. Early Orientalism book. Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power. By Ivan Kalmar.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 June Cited by: 9. For Hart, what Said might call Medieval Orientalism is just religious discourse. Thus Islam is an object of religious discourse, and only secondarily an object of Orientalist discourse; Christian representations of Islam are better explained as simple products of interreligious conflict than as manifestations of Orientalism.

Islam is still viewed as inferior to Christianity and Judaism throughout Orientalist writings, political party manifestos, journalism, etc. Contemporarily, some .