Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History Volume 11 South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700)

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Volume Editors: David Thomas and John A. Chesworth
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History, Volume 11 (CMR 11) covering South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas in the period 1600-1700, is a continuing volume in a history of relations between the two faiths from the 7th to the early 20th century as this is reflected in written works. It comprises introductory essays and the main body of entries which treat all the works, surviving or lost, that are recorded. These entries provide biographical details of the authors, descriptions and assessments of their works, and complete accounts of publications and studies. The result of collaboration between numerous leading scholars, CMR 11, along with the other volumes in this series, is intended as a basic tool for research in Christian-Muslim relations.

Section Editors:

Clinton Bennett, Luis F. Bernabe Pons, Jaco Beyers, Lejla Demiri, Martha Frederiks, David D. Grafton, Stanisław Grodź, Alan Guenther, Emma Gaze Loghin, Gordon Nickel, Claire Norton, Reza Pourjavady, Douglas Pratt, Radu Păun, Peter Riddell, Umar Ryad, Mehdi Sajid, Cornelia Soldat, Karel Steenbrink, Davide Tacchini, Ann Thomson, Serge Traore, Carsten Walbiner

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David Thomas, PhD (1983) in Islamic Studies, University of Lancaster, is Professor of Christianity and Islam and Nadir Dinshaw Professor of Inter Religious Relations at the University of Birmingham. Among his most recent works are The Polemical Works of ʿAlī al-Ṭabarī (Brill, 2016) and CMR vols 1-8 (Brill, 2009-16).

John Chesworth, PhD (2008) in Religious Studies, University of Birmingham, is Research Officer for Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 at the University of Birmingham. He has published on Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa and Europe, and co-edited The character of Christian-Muslim Encounter (Brill, 2015) and also CMR vols 6-8 (Brill, 2014-16).
'Apart from analyzing the vast corpus of works on Christian-Muslim relations between 1600 and 1700, this higly informative volume also carries the following four valuable articles: (i) Peter Riddell, ‘Christian Muslim Relations in the 17th Century’, (ii) B.W. Andaya, ‘Islam and Christianity in South-East Asia 1600-1700’, (iii) Martha Frederiks, ‘Enforced Migration: An Indian Ocean Africa Narrative’ and (iv) David D. Grafton, ‘Enforced Migration: An Atlantic Narrative in Christian Relations’. The coverage of the material is amazingly extensive for which the editors deserve every credit'.

Abdur Raheem Kidwai, Aligarh Muslim University, India, in The Muslim World Book Review 38-2, 2018, p. 76
Specialists in the history of Christian-Muslim relations, Islamicists, scholars of the Reformation and Enlightenment, specialists in South and East Asian religious history, Africanists, textual specialists, theologians and historians.