Jewish Christianity and the Origins of Islam

ASMEA Member Prof. Francisco del Rio Sanchez of the University of Barcelona is the editor of the book titled, “Jewish Christianity and the Origins of Islam.” The book includes a series of research papers first presented at the Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference held in Washington, D.C. October 29 – 31, 2015. 

Contributors to this publication include the following ASMEA presenters:

Guillaume DyeJewish Christianity, the Qurʾān, and Early Islam: Some methodological caveats

Robert HoylandThe Jewish and/or Christian Audience of the Qurʾān and the Arabic Bible

Simon C. MimouniDu Verus Propheta Chrétien (Ébionite?) au Sceau des Prophètes musulman. 

Francisco del Río SanchezJewish-Christianity and Islamic Origins. The Transformation of a peripheral religious movement?

Carlos A. SegoviaThe Jews and Christians of Pre-Islamic Yemen (Ḥimyar) and the Elusive Matrix of the Qurʾān’s Christology

Stephen ShoemakerJewish Christianity, Non-Trinitarianism, and the Beginnings of Islam

Holger ZellentinJudaeo-Christian Legal Culture and the Qurʾān: The Case of Ritual Slaughter and the Consumption of Animal Blood

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