Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 6 Western Europe (1500-1600)

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Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History, volume 6 (CMR 6), covering the years 1500-1600, is a continuing volume in a history of relations between followers of the two faiths as it is recorded in their written works. Together with introductory essays, it comprises detailed entries on all the works known from this century. This volume traces the attitudes of Western Europeans to Islam, particularly in light of continuing Ottoman expansion, and early despatches sent from Portuguese colonies around the Indian Ocean. The result of collaboration between numerous leading scholars, CMR 6, along with the other volumes in this series, is intended as a fundamental tool for research in Christian-Muslim relations.

Section editors:

John Azumah, Clinton Bennett, Luis Bernabé Pons, Lejla Demiri, Martha Frederiks, John-Paul Ghobrial, David Grafton
Stanisław Grodź, Alan Guenther, Abdulkadir Hashim, Şevket Küçükhüseyin, Andrew Newman, Gordon Nickel
Claire Norton, Douglas Pratt, Peter Riddell, Umar Ryad, Davide Tacchini, Serge Traore, Carsten Walbiner
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Biographical Note

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 Understanding Interreligious Relations (OUP 2013) and CMR vols 1-5 (Brill, 2009-13).

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, he has recently co-edited Sharīʿa in Africa Today. Reactions and Responses (Brill 2014).

Table of contents

Foreword
Abbreviations
Martha Frederiks, Introduction: Christians, Muslims and empires in the 16th century
Nabil Matar, The Qur’an in English writings, 1543-1697
Thomas E. Burman, European Qur’an translations, 1500-1700
Works on Christian-Muslim relations 1500-1600
Spain
Portugal
Italy and Malta
France and Northern Europe
Index of Names
Index of Titles

Readership

Those interested in the history of Christian-Muslim relations, specialists in Islam and in early modern Christianity, scholars of early modern European expansion, Ottomanists, text specialists, theologians and historians.