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Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Synonymous with deva, probably on the basis that it is the opposite of asura, an ‘anti-god’ or demon in the post Ṛg Vedic understanding of the term.

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Philoponian Monophysitism in South Arabia at the Advent of Islam With Implications for the English Translation of ‘<i>Thalātha</i>’ in Qurʾān 4. 171 and 5. 73

C. Jonn Block.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 11058 words.

The Qurʾān seems to be speaking to two different kinds of Christians. Those addressed in the early Makkan sūras do not provoke the rebuke that comes in the later Madinan sūras. This is...

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