Religious Scholarship and the Umayyads
Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate
|Series title:||Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
Religious Scholars and the Umayyads analyzes legal and theological developments during the Marwnid period (64/684--132/750), focusing on religious scholars who supported the Umayyads. Their scholarly network extended across several generations and significantly influenced the development of the Islamic faith. Umayyad qdòs, who represented the intersection of religious authority and imperial power, were particularly important.
This book challenges the long-standing...