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Islam: Jewish and Muslim Sources, Discourses, and Interactions: Overview
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Jews have lived in every part of the classical Islamic world in which they have been permitted to reside, and everywhere they have shared their cultures and world-views while at the same time absorbing from the cultures and world-views of the dominant cultures. While it is not yet possible to treat the interactions…

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Firestone, Reuven, “Islam: Jewish and Muslim Sources, Discourses, and Interactions: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0605>
First published online: 2009



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