The Social Origins of Islam: Mind, Economy, Discourse

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
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Explores the genesis of Islam for insight into the nature of ideological transformation.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
The Groundp. 1
The Ideology of the Horizonsp. 3
Socioeconomy and the Horizon of Thoughtp. 17
Social Time, Death, and the Idealp. 53
Pre-Islamic Ontotheology and the Method of Knowledgep. 79
The Discourse and the Pathp. 115
The Faithp. 141
Prophetic Constitutionp. 143
The House of the Umma and the Spider Web of the Tribep. 179
Austerity, Power, and Worldly Exchangep. 231
In Lieu of a Conclusion: the Origins, the System, and the Accidentp. 257
Notesp. 271
Bibliographyp. 299
Indexp. 305
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