Martyrdom in Islam
Cambridge University Press, 15 Ιαν 2007 - 206 σελίδες
In recent times Islamic martyrdom has become associated with suicide missions conducted by extremists. However, as David Cook demonstrates, this type of martyrdom is very different from the classical definition which condemned suicide and stipulated that anyone who died a believer could be considered a martyr. Ideas about martyrdom have evolved to suit prevailing circumstances, and it is the evolution of these interpretations that Cook charts in this fascinating history. The book covers the earliest sources on martyrdom including those from the Jewish and Christian traditions, discussions about what constituted martyrdom, and differences in attitudes between Sunnis and Shi'ites. A concluding section discusses martyrdom in today's radical environment. There is no other book which considers the topic so systematically, and which draws so widely on the literary sources. This will be essential reading for students of Islamic history, and for those looking for an informed account of this controversial topic.
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Martyrdom in the genesis of Islam
Legal definitions boundaries and rewards of the martyr
Sunni Shiite and Sufi martyrdom
warriors and missionaries in medieval Islam
Martyrs of love and epic heroes
Patterns of prognostication narrative and expiation
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