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This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Publication date 1993 topics arabic christianity, eastern christianity, theodore abu qurrah, arab orthodox, melkites collection opensource. Swanson says that the debate between almahdi and timothy i is an important remark. Theodore abu qurrah mayamir thawdurus abi qurrah usquf harran. Theodore abu qurrah was a 9thcentury syrian bishop and theologian who lived in the early. Theodore abu qurrah is an anthology of essays by the earliest christian arabic writer whose name we know. Christianmuslim dialogues in early christian theology june. Theodore abu qurrah, on our salvation, in theodore abu qurrah, j. Theodore abu qurrah and the summa theologiae arabica. Pdf the first seven ecumenical councils 325 787 download. A study of theodore abu qurrah s theology in its islamic context judaism, christianity, and islam tension, transmission, transformation book 3 kindle edition by awad, najib george. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The biography of theodore abu qurrah revisted, dumbarton oaks papers 56 2002.
Christian arabic apologetics during the abbasid period. What does byzantine philosophy have in common with. In my view, mohammadinism should also be changed in the artice. This volume presents theodore abu qurrah s apologetic christian theology in dialogue with islam.
Qurrah is considered one of the most important apologists and defenders of icons in the history of christianity. Samir, le traite sur les icones dabu qurrah mentione par eutychius, orientalia christiana periodica 58 1992 46174 s. The divine in the theological thinking of saint john of damascus in relationship with relevant teachings of theodore abu qurrah. Gregory of nyssa and theodore abu qurrah on naming and counting essences. Living between roughly 750 and 820 or 825 ad, he was a monk at the important mar sabas monastery in the judean desert, although, for a time, he served as the melkite bishop of haran, in northern mesopotamia. In numerous arabic and greek works, abu qurrah defended his faith from the challenges of islam and the opponents of chalcedon, and in doing so rearticulated traditional christian teachings using the language and concepts of muslim theologians. Theodore abu qurrah by theodore abu qurrah, hardcover. Theodore abu qurrah, orthodox theology, christian kalam. Reconsideration find, read and cite all the research you need on. Bertaina david an arabic account of theodore abu qurra in debate at the court of caliph almamun.
It is estimated that he died around the year 820 a. Judaism, christianity, and islam tension, transmission, transformation 3 see all formats and pricing. Christianmuslim dialogues in early christian theology. Theodore ab qurrah 750820 theodore abu qurrah was a christian arab theologian who flourished in the early islamic period. He is best known for his arabic treatise god and the true religion, where he analyzes and confronts the problem of choosing among the various religions that claim to be revealed e. Pdf new works by theodore abu qurra, preserved under the. The first abbasid century or so was the period in the history of. Sidney h griffith, a treatise on the veneration of the holy icons. Treatises of theodore abu qurrah, bishop of harran, edited by constantine bacha, 1904. New volume on theodore abu qurrah the american conservative. Nassif, the life of bishop theodore abu qurrah, again 24 2002 2024 intro. Arabic with husna complete set download ebook pdf, epub. Theodore abu qurrahs arabic tract on the christian practice of. View theodore abu qurrah research papers on academia.
Theodore abu qurrah and john the deacon the history of the greek and arabic tracts of theodore died ca 820 concerning islam and the contributions of his purported student john are clarified by study of the manuscript tradition and of georgian witnesses. A textual history of christianmuslim relations reading. In numerous arabic and greek works, abu qurrah defended his faith from the challenges of islam and the opponents of chalcedon, and in so doing rearticulated traditional christian teaching using the language and concepts of muslim theologians. The divine in the theological thinking of saint john of damascus in. Homilies of theodore abu qurrah, bishop of harran, edited by constantine bacha. Why is the title abu qurrah, when the article and modern usage would have abu qurrah.
Theodore abu qurrah and john the deacon, greek, roman, and byzantine studies 42 2001. Orthodoxy in the world of islam, sacred art journal 1992 319 s. The arabic version of the life of john of edessa, with h. It explores the question of whether, in his attempt to convey orthodoxy in arabic to the muslim reader, abu qurrah diverged from creedal. Texte complet, doublons elimines, document indexe et pagine. Griffith, theodore abu qurrah s on the veneration of the holy icons. I certainly did when i saw the translated works of theodore abu qurrah available in a handsome new volume byu press, 2005. Pdf theodore abu qurrahs debate at the court of the. Throughout other case, little persons like to read book persons in relation. A study in early christian and muslim literary dialogues unpublished ph. A textual history of christianmuslim relations is an anthology of translated and abridged sources documenting some of the literary interactions between christians and muslims from the rise of islam to the beginnings of modernity in the west. In numerous arabic and greek works, abu qurrah defended his faith from the challenges of islam and the opponents of chalcedon, and in doing so rearticulated traditional christian teachings using the language and concepts of muslim theol. The earliest christian views of islam pomona college.
Use the link below to share a fulltext version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Lamoreaux translator, theodore abu qurrah library of the christian east 1. Theodore abu qurrah on discerning the true religion. It was not used at the time theodore a q never referred to islam as mohammadinism, and is not only insulting but inexact which is why it. The apology of theodore abu qurrah, studia patristica 25 1993 27099. Griffith, anastasios of sinai, the hodegos and the muslims. Theodore abu qurrah, one of the earliest original theological writers in.1359 907 1225 1252 408 290 445 562 423 56 847 639 1167 925 1367 317 1139 284 1264 1056 715 428 304 836 471 154 245 1552 1044 558 140 909 1561 67 1347 741 463 1355 83 1355 459 806 730 1003 103 1045 1452