Chapter 10. Recapturing the Sacred Past: The Power of Knowledge

  1. Charles Lindholm

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch10

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Lindholm, C. (2002) Recapturing the Sacred Past: The Power of Knowledge, in The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101462

Online ISBN: 9780470696170

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Keywords:

  • Islam;
  • history;
  • religions;
  • Quran;
  • religious morality

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Authority of History

  • Legalism in Islam

  • The Education of the Scholarly Elite

  • Resistance to the Authority of the Learned