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Judaism and Islam

Norman A. Stillman

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036496
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041810 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0002
Judaism and Islam

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This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the relationships discussed in this book. It speaks of intertwined destiny in the context of commensality, implying living together in a shared environment. Whereas much of the focus here is set on the Middle Ages and the early modern era, the text deviates to some degree by going beyond these periods. Together with the introductory chapter, this chapter sets the stage for the major themes that follow thereafter.

Keywords: commensality; intertwined destiny; Golden Age; Convivencia; Dar al-Islam; Dhimma

Chapter.  4701 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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