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Harald Motzki with Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort and Sean Anthony
The studies collected in this volume show that by careful analysis of the texts and the chains of transmission, the history of Muslim traditions can be reconstructed with a high degree of probability and their historicity assessed afresh.
A century after Dussaud's Histoire et religion des Nosairîs (1900), new light is shed on the medieval history and the mysterious religion of the leading sect in Syria in a comprehensive and updated study of the Nuṣayrī-‘Alawīs.
Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide
For the first time, this book presents the original Arabic texts of ‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī’s letters, along with selected translations and fresh insights into the culture of correspondence, postal history, and main theological debates in the early modern period of Islam.
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