Ignaz Goldziher, Muslim Studies, Vol. 2, edited by S. M. Stern and trans- lated from German by C. R. Barber and S. M. Stern. Pp. (London,. Allen and Unwin. PDF | In light of the dichotomous representation of the relationship between Islam and the West, the life and work of Ignaz Goldziher appears to be an utter. This is the first volume of Goldziher’s “Muslim Studies,” which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. Indeed, the two volumes.

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Ignác Goldziher

He became privatdozent at Budapest in This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Also, Hungarian Judaism, influenced by modernity, was taking directions Goldziher detested. Preview — Muslim Studies, Vol. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Goldziher’s name is mainly associated with the critical study of the Hadith, of which this essay is the chief monument. Did Edward Said not deliver a coup de grace to the aging temple of Orientalism? In fact, despite his fondness for Islam, he had little affection, if not outright scorn, for European Christianity.

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Wahdan habiby marked it as to-read Dec 26, Dabashi’s work is crucial for our times. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

No trivia or quizzes yet. He became convinced of Islam’s superiority but didn’t convert because he had plans to elevate Judaism and reform it to a similar level. His reflections on revolution and nationhood, poetry and cinema, philosophy and the sacred, are urgent, provocative, complex, and highly original.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Another important point to remember is muslij Goldziher understood the Hadith scholars to be on par with strands of orthodox Judaism he hated, he was more fond of the rationalist strands of Holdziher scholarship. Mehboob Farooqi rated it ginaz was ok Jan 11, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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,uslim Italia added it Dec 31, Is Orientalist scholarship today of only antiquarian interest? Muhammad Ma’mun added it May 05, My ideal was to elevate Judaism to a similar rational level.

I want a very broad readership to know the quality of his writing and thinking, of his immense epistemic and historical scholarship.

InI received a dual Ph. Irfan added it Apr 25, This book will only make sense once the above is considered and his thesis is thoroughly contextualised.

Ignác Goldziher – Wikipedia

It is perhaps a symptom of the inner pain he experienced from living this kind of reverse hypocrisy, whereby he privately acknowledged the superiority of Islam and yet remained in public a busy synagogue official, that he should have embarked on a policy of attempted demolition of the literary sources of Islam, by borrowing those techniques of academic ‘higher criticism’ which had already undermined belief in the textual integrity of the Hebrew scriptures.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, I cannot urge readers enough to get a fuller picture of the author and the workings that have gone on in this writing. Jeremy marked it as to-read Oct 05, Josiah marked it as to-read Feb 18, Goldziher is a must read for gaining a basic knowledge of Islam and what is considered Islamic not necessarily Arab culture.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The third essay is about the cult of saints, which, though contrary to the spirit and letter of the earliest Islam, played such an important part in its subsequent development. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Goldziher’s eminence in the sphere of scholarship was due primarily to his careful investigation of pre-Islamic and Islamic lawtradition, religion and poetry, in connection with which he published a large number of treatises, review articles and essays contributed to the collections of the Hungarian Academy.

Goldziher was denied a teaching post at Budapest University until he was 44, then becoming the first Jewish scholar to accede to such a position. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He represented the Hungarian government and the Academy of Sciences at numerous international congresses, and in he received the large gold medal at the Stockholm Oriental Congress.

I’m quite fond of his writings and prefer them over many others. Lists with This Book. Myslim marked it as to-read Nov 28, Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This page was last edited on 2 Juneat This is the first volume of Goldziher’s “Muslim Studies,” which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam.

Refresh and try again. Product details Paperback Publisher: They are the presiding figures of an intellectual pedigree that locates and defines me. Most of his scholarly works are still considered relevant. Trivia About Muslim Studies, Goldzihdr