2 edition of Of virgins and martyrs found in the catalog.
Of virgins and martyrs
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Themes in global social change|
|LC Classifications||HQ1075 .J34 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||1421407531, 142140754X, 1421408287|
|ISBN 10||9781421407531, 9781421407548, 9781421408286|
|LC Control Number||2012013954|
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Since church fathers often spoke in glowing, almost worshipful, terms of both virgins and martyrs, it was natural that they would hail this young girl, martyred in about A.D. The early-5th. In Of Virgins and Martyrs, David Jacobson takes the reader on a fascinating tour of how self-identity developed throughout history and what individualism means for Muslim societies struggling to. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Waterville, Me. Donor belvederetiburonlibrary Edition 1st ed. External-identifierPages:
The belief that the Koran promises 72 virgins in heaven for Muslim martyrs is the result of a monumental "mistranslation," according to Islam scholar Irshad Manji, who claims that these individuals are, instead, offered "raisins" after death. "Nowhere in the Koran does it promise 72 virgins, 70 virgins, 48 virgins. What it promises, as far as heave. Of Virgins and Martyrs by David Jacobson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(52). Virgins, Martyrs, Monks and Saints: Early Christianity. Department of Religious Studies. About People Spring Faculty Office Hours *The Secret Book According to John, in The Gnostic Scriptures, trans. Bentley Layton (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, ),
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