The Bible in Arabic
The Scriptures of the 'People of the Book' in the Language of Islam
||Griffith, Sidney H.|
|Series title:||Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
From the first centuries of Islam to well into the Middle Ages, Jews and Christians produced hundreds of manuscripts containing portions of the Bible in Arabic. Until recently, however, these translations remained largely neglected by Biblical scholars and historians. In telling the story of the Bible in Arabic, this book casts light on a crucial transition in the cultural and religious life of Jews and Christians in Arabic-speaking lands.
In pre-Islamic times, Jewish and...