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Jews, Pagans, And Heretics In Early Medieval Canon Law, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2013

Jews, Pagans, And Heretics In Early Medieval Canon Law, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Walking Side By Side: Engagement With Islamic Law And Theology In Rabbinic Legal Literature, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2013

Walking Side By Side: Engagement With Islamic Law And Theology In Rabbinic Legal Literature, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


The Food Of The Damned, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2012

The Food Of The Damned, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Reconstructing The Social History Of Rabbbinic Ideas, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2012

Reconstructing The Social History Of Rabbbinic Ideas, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Contextualizing Bread: An Analysis Of Talmudic Discourse In Light Of Christian And Islamic Counterparts, David Freidenreich Dec 2011

Contextualizing Bread: An Analysis Of Talmudic Discourse In Light Of Christian And Islamic Counterparts, David Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

Rabbinic Sages change the practical implications of received normative statements through the manipulation of context. The strategies of contextualization that these Rabbis employ when ascribing their own opinions to predecessors who espoused different ideas become evident through analysis of passages of the Babylonian Talmud that address the law prohibiting Jewish consumption of bread baked by gentiles. Analysis of these passages, moreover, sheds light on the way in which Rabbinic Sages think about gentiles. By placing Talmudic texts within an analytical context that includes texts from the New Testament, John Chrysostom, and various Muslim authorities, this article also demonstrates the value ...


Muslims In Eastern Christian Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2011

Muslims In Eastern Christian Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Fusion Cooking In An Islamic Milieu: Jewish And Christian Jurists On Food Associated With Foreigners, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2011

Fusion Cooking In An Islamic Milieu: Jewish And Christian Jurists On Food Associated With Foreigners, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Why Jewish Studies Scholars Should Care About Christian–Muslim Relations, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2011

Why Jewish Studies Scholars Should Care About Christian–Muslim Relations, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Food And Table Fellowship, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2010

Food And Table Fellowship, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


The Implications Of Unbelief: Tracing The Emergence Of Distinctively ShiʿI Notions Regarding The Food And Impurity Of Non-Muslims, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2010

The Implications Of Unbelief: Tracing The Emergence Of Distinctively ShiʿI Notions Regarding The Food And Impurity Of Non-Muslims, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

The distinctively Shiʿi conception of non-Muslims as bearers of a contagious form of impurity emerges gradually, reaching its classical form only in the 5th/11th century. Contrary to common scholarly presumptions, Q. 9.28 does not constitute the point of origin for this conception but rather serves as retroactive justification for its validity. This essay utilizes ḥadīth collections and works of law from the 2nd/8th through 5th/11th centuries to trace the emergence of Shiʿi notions regarding the impurity of non-Muslims and the parallel emergence of distinctively Shiʿi norms regarding the meat of animals slaughtered by non-Muslims. It concludes ...


Muslims In Western Canon Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2010

Muslims In Western Canon Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Christians In Early And Classical ShiʿI Law, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2010

Christians In Early And Classical ShiʿI Law, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Holiness And Impurity In The Torah And The Quran: Differences Within A Common Typology, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2009

Holiness And Impurity In The Torah And The Quran: Differences Within A Common Typology, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

In sharp contrast to the Torah’s hierarchical conception of society, the Quran articulates an egalitarian worldview in which all humanity has equal access to the holiness that comes from being in relationship with God. Quranic egalitarianism serves to undermine biblically-grounded Jewish and Christian claims to elevated status. The significant differences in quranic and biblical discourse about both holiness and the antithetical state of impurity, however, can best be understood as existing within the framework of a common typology. Both the Torah and the Quran distinguish between impurity that results from physiological events and impurity caused by sin. These works ...


Five Questions About Non-Muslim Meat: Toward A New Appreciation Of Ibn Qayyim Al-Ǧawziyyah’S Contribution To Islamic Law, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2009

Five Questions About Non-Muslim Meat: Toward A New Appreciation Of Ibn Qayyim Al-Ǧawziyyah’S Contribution To Islamic Law, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Ken Pennington, Medieval Canonists: A Bio-Bibliographical Listing, Ken Pennington Dec 2008

Ken Pennington, Medieval Canonists: A Bio-Bibliographical Listing, Ken Pennington

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Johannes Teutonicus, Commentary On Compilatio Tertia, Books 3-5, Ed. Ken Pennington, Johannes Teutonicus Dec 2008

Johannes Teutonicus, Commentary On Compilatio Tertia, Books 3-5, Ed. Ken Pennington, Johannes Teutonicus

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Muslim–Jewish Dialogue, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2008

Muslim–Jewish Dialogue, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Muslims In Canon Law, Ca. 650–1000, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2008

Muslims In Canon Law, Ca. 650–1000, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Christians In Early And Classical Sunni Law, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2008

Christians In Early And Classical Sunni Law, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


The History Of Medieval Canon Law In The Classical Period, 1140-1234, Ed. Hartmann And Pennington, -- Dec 2007

The History Of Medieval Canon Law In The Classical Period, 1140-1234, Ed. Hartmann And Pennington, --

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Kiddushin: A Service For Yom Hashoah, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2007

Kiddushin: A Service For Yom Hashoah, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

An original liturgy for Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) that uses the framework of the traditional Jewish wedding ceremony to explore the question, "what does the relationship between God and Israel mean in the face of the unjustifiable and irremediable suffering which Jews endured during the Shoah?"


Sharing Meals With Non-Christians In Canon Law Commentaries, Ca. 1160-1260: A Case Study In Legal Development, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2007

Sharing Meals With Non-Christians In Canon Law Commentaries, Ca. 1160-1260: A Case Study In Legal Development, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

Canon law scholarship flourished in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and its practitioners left a remarkable paper trail. Surviving documents capture the intellectual evolution that occurred during this formative period and offer historians a rare opportunity to trace legal development in premodern times. This article examines the evolution of laws regulating the sharing of meals with non-Christians, with particular attention to the ways in which medieval canonists conceptualized foreigners. These canonists struggle to fit Islam into traditional legal categories, concluding that Muslims are “judaizing pagans” on account of their dietary practices. This outcome, and its implications for the way canonists ...


Kiddushin: A Service For Yom Hashoah, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2007

Kiddushin: A Service For Yom Hashoah, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey Of Comparisons Of Religion From 'A Magic Dwells' To A Magic Still Dwells, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2003

Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey Of Comparisons Of Religion From 'A Magic Dwells' To A Magic Still Dwells, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey Of Comparisons Of Religion From ‘A Magic Dwells’ To A Magic Still Dwells, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2003

Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey Of Comparisons Of Religion From ‘A Magic Dwells’ To A Magic Still Dwells, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Islamic Sources In Saadiah Gaon's Tafsir Of The Torah, David M. Freidenreich Dec 2002

The Use Of Islamic Sources In Saadiah Gaon's Tafsir Of The Torah, David M. Freidenreich

David M. Freidenreich

Saadiah Gaon’s influential translation of the Torah into Arabic has long been known to contain countless “mis-translations,” passages in which Saadiah consciously modifies the biblical text to conform to Arabic literary style or to his own beliefs and understanding of the Bible. Several of the modifications found in Saadiah’s Tafsir derive from Islamic sources, including Islamic terminology and phraseology, Islamic law and tradition, and the Quran itself. This paper examines those passages in the Tafsir of the Torah which reflect Islamic influence in an attempt to understand how, in a work written for a Jewish audience, Saadiah utilizes ...


Schedario Baumgarten Dec 1964

Schedario Baumgarten

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Corpus Iuris Canonici (Volume 2), Ed. Emil Friedberg Dec 1958

Corpus Iuris Canonici (Volume 2), Ed. Emil Friedberg

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Emil Friedberg, Die Canones-Sammlungen Zwischen Gratian Und Bernhard Von Pavia, Emil Friedberg Dec 1957

Emil Friedberg, Die Canones-Sammlungen Zwischen Gratian Und Bernhard Von Pavia, Emil Friedberg

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.


Quinque Compilationes Antiquae, Ed. Emil Friedberg, Emil Friedberg Dec 1955

Quinque Compilationes Antiquae, Ed. Emil Friedberg, Emil Friedberg

David M. Freidenreich

No abstract provided.