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Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic (Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam)

by David Cook

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Published by Darwin Press, Incorporated .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam - General,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Sociology,
  • History and criticism,
  • Apocalyptic literature,
  • Eschatology, Islamic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116587M
    ISBN 100878501428
    ISBN 109780878501427

    "There are Muslim apocalyptic readings of the book of Daniel, Ezekiel and Revelation," says Cook. "The only difference is the 'good guys' are Muslims, not Christians." The Muslim Jesus destroys the cross and the swine, symbols of Christian innovations, and converts Christians to Islam, said Abdulaziz Sachedina, a professor of Islamic studies at. The first annotated translation of the 9th-century Islamic apocalyptic work The Book of Tribulations. The Book of Tribulations is the earliest complete Muslim apocalyptic text to survive, and as such has considerable value as a primary text. It is unique in its importance for Islamic history: focusing upon the central Syrian city of Hims, it gives us a picture of the personalities .

    Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature (Religion and Politics) eBook: Cook, David: : Kindle StoreReviews: 5. He is the author of Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic, Understanding Jihad, and Martyrdom in Islam. Editorial Reviews Cook demonstrates convincingly that there has been a marked upsurge of interest in eschatological motifs in the modern period, especially since the Six-Day War of Price: $

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Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic (Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam) by David Cook Download PDF EPUB FB2

He is currently working on a book on the theme of Islamic martyrdom David Cook Ph.D. David Cook's interests include the study of early Islam, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements for radical social change, dreams, historical astronomy, 4/5.

: Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic (STUDIES IN LATE ANTIQUITY AND EARLY ISLAM) (): Cook, David: BooksCited by: Get this from a library. Studies in Muslim apocalyptic. [David Cook] -- Cook argues that apocalyptic ideas seeped into Islam from Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism, among which it grew during its first century, primarily in Syria.

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Contents. Historical Apocalypses Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic Volume 21 of Studies in late antiquity and early Islam: Author: David Cook. His first book, Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic, was published by Darwin Press in as part of the series Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam.

Two further books, Understanding Jihad and Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature, were published in This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Islamic Studies / Apocalypse Quite Soon. We may laugh - or shudder - when we read descriptions of heavy-handed eschatological works, widely distributed in the Muslim world that depict the destruction of Israel and the Jews.

But one study of the subject doesn't provide enough analysis to allow us to do much more than that. His areas of specialization include early Islamic history and development, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements (classical and contemporary), radical Islam, historical astronomy and Judeo-Arabic literature.

His first book, Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic, was. “A fascinating and accessible text You’ll be much better informed after reading Apocalypse in Islam.”—Angela Mende Law Society Journal“As well as a fascinating and accessible text, the book contains 60 pages of detailed annotations, a contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic bibliography and centre plates comprising the lurid covers of 22 such books, which.

His first book, Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic, was published by Darwin Press in the series Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam. Two further books, Understanding Jihad and Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature, were published during Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic (Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam) | David Cook | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Stephen J. Shoemaker, The Apocalypse of Empire: Imperial Eschatology in Late Antiquity and Early Islam. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. ISBN $ This book is a strong contribution to the sustained surge in publications on “Late Antiquity and Early Islam,” in which the origin of Islam is explained, quite reasonably, by reference to its.

Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians.

Apocalypse (ἀποκάλυψις) is a Greek word meaning "revelation", "an unveiling or unfolding of things not previously known and which could not be known apart from the unveiling". As a genre, apocalyptic literature details the. The Book of Tribulations is the earliest complete Muslim apocalyptic text to survive, and as such has considerable value as a primary text.

It is unique in its importance for Islamic history: focusing upon the central Syrian city of Hims, it gives us a picture of the personalities of the city, the tribal conflicts within, the tensions between the proto-Muslim community and the majority. Get this from a library.

Prophecy and the fundamentalist quest: an integrative study of Christian and Muslim apocalyptic religion. [Farzana Hassan Shahid] -- "This work traces the origins of apocalyptic prophecy in Christianity and Islam through in-depth examinations of several texts found within the Bible, the Quran, and the Hadith.

The religious. Studies in the Muslim Apocalyptic, by DAVID COOK. Princeton, NJ: The Darwin Press, pages. US$ (Cloth) ISBN The Darwin Press's excellent series on Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam has produced another useful survey on a vital genre of Islamic literature.

David. history and development, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements (classical and contemporary), radical Islam, historical astronomy and Judeo-Arabic literature.

His first book, Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic, was published by Darwin Press in the series Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam. David Cook's interests include the study of early Islam, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements for radical social change, dreams, historical astronomy, Judeo-Arabic literature and West African Islam.

His most recent books are Understanding Jihad and Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature/5. Geography matters. An ancient prophecy quotes Muhammad as saying Dabiq (near Aleppo in Syria) will be where Islam defeats Christendom (Sahih-Muslim, Vol.

4, Ch. 41, ).Yet, only within the last year has ISIS linked that prophecy to its territorial ambitions, and even launched a digital publication under that name. Islamic eschatology is the aspect of Islamic theology concerning ideas of life after death, matters of the soul, and the "Day of Judgement," known as Yawm al-Qiyāmah (Arabic: يوم القيامة ‎, IPA: [ːma], "the Day of Resurrection") or Yawm ad-Dīn (يوم الدين, Arabic pronunciation: [ːn], "the Day of Judgment").The book argues persuasively that early Islamic apocalyptic literature contains a rich quantity of early Islamic materials that will add to our understanding of the origins of this movement, and that this Islamic apocalyptic literature did not come out of nowhere, but makes sense only in the context of earlier, pre-Islamic apocalyptic ideas.There are Muslim apocalyptic readings of the book of Daniel, Ezekiel and Revelation.

The only difference is the "good guys" are Muslims, not Christians. Given that Christian Bible prophecy is so focused on establishing Israel, Muslims use that idea and turn it into a negative, to show the impending destruction of Israel.