Ignaz Goldziher, Muslim Studies, Vol. 2, edited by S. M. Stern and trans- lated from German by C. R. Barber and S. M. Stern. Pp. (London,. Allen and Unwin. PDF | In light of the dichotomous representation of the relationship between Islam and the West, the life and work of Ignaz Goldziher appears to be an utter. This is the first volume of Goldziher’s “Muslim Studies,” which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. Indeed, the two volumes.

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Jan 05, Rachel rated it it was amazing. Goldziher had spent a year out in the Middle East, ‘the happiest and most glorious year of his life’, where he became somewhat of a Muslim.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Goldziher had spent a year out in the Middle East, ‘the happiest and most glorious year of his life’, ignax he becam Goldziher is considered one of the four founding fathers of modern-day Western Islamic Studies.

The first study deals with the reaction of Islam to the ideals of Arab tribal society, to the attitudes of early Islam to the various nationalities and more especially the Persians, and culminates in the chapter on the Shu’ubiya movement which represents the reaction of the newly converted peoples, and again more especially the Persians, to the idea of Mulsim superiority. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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He represented the Hungarian government and the Academy of Sciences at numerous international congresses, and in he received the large gold medal at the Stockholm Oriental Kgnaz. Irfan added it Apr 25, Get to Know Us. Bhaseen rated it it was ok Jun 10, However, I cannot urge readers enough to get a fuller picture of the author and the workings that have gone on in this writing. As a convert to Christianity he would have easily received goleziher university appointment as full professor but he refused.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I want a very broad readership to know the quality of his writing and thinking, of his immense epistemic and historical scholarship.

A Syrian colleague, Abdullah al-Shami, surmised my wish and helped me to fulfil it. Did Edward Said not deliver a coup de grace to the aging temple of Orientalism?

He received the large gold goldzijer at the Stockholm Oriental Congress in Goldziher’s work was an exception in that he appreciated ‘Islam’s tolerance towards other religions’, though this was undermined by his dislike of anthropomorphism in Mohammad’s thought, and what Said calls ‘Islam’s too exterior theology and jurisprudence.

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Muslim Studies, Vol. 1

Ari Priana marked it as to-read Jan 02, It is perhaps a symptom of the inner pain he experienced from living this kind of reverse hypocrisy, whereby he privately acknowledged the superiority of Islam and yet remained in public a busy synagogue official, that he should have embarked on a policy of attempted demolition of the literary sources of Islam, by borrowing those techniques of academic ‘higher criticism’ which had already undermined belief in the textual integrity of the Hebrew scriptures.

Mjslim work by one of the great 19th century scholars of Islam. Lokman added it May 29, Goldziher’s eminence in the sphere of scholarship was due primarily to his careful investigation of pre-Islamic and Islamic lawtradition, religion and poetry, in connection with which he published a large number of treatises, review articles and essays contributed to the collections of the Hungarian Academy.


Like with most writers of this field, however, it’s a shame they don’t write up official announcements resigning from previously written theses! Never in my life was I more devout, more truly devout, than on that exalted Friday. This journal was later published in German as Tagebuch. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Goldziher’s name is mainly associated with the critical study of the Hadith, myslim which this essay is the chief monument. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Does a scholar like Ignaz Goldziher still have anything ignz teach students of Islamic studies?

Kaze marked it as to-read Nov 28, The first study deals with the reaction of Islam This is the first volume of Goldziher’s “Muslim Studies,” which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. My friend was full of anxiety, studiess the daring enterprise was successful.