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The Resource The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World

The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World

Label
The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World
Title
The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A remarkable book analysing the importance of oratory for transmitting religious knowledge, legitimising rulers and inculcating moral values in the medieval Islamic world
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Jones, Linda G
Dewey number
892.750109
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ6161 .J66 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
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  • Arabic language
  • Islamic preaching
  • HISTORY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Arabic language
  • Islamic preaching
Label
The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sufi and Ascetic Hortatory Preachers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World; Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Laying the Foundations; IDENTIFYING THE GENRES; SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC PREACHING; Preliminary Remarks; Sources for the Ritual-Juridical Conditions of Islamic Preaching; Sources for the Rhetorical-Aesthetic Dimension of Oratory; Andalusi and Maghrebi Sermon Manuscripts; Adab Collections and Rhetorical Treatises; Preaching Manuals; Agency and Oratory: Sources on the Orator and the Audience
  • CONCLUSIONS: METHOD AND THE PROBLEMS WITH THE SOURCES2 The khu & tdotbelow; ba:The "Central Jewel" of Medieval Arab-Islamic Prose; INTRODUCTION; DEFINING THE GENRE; THE FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE KHU & TDOTBELOW; BA; The Character and Authority of the kha & tdotbelow; ba; The Liturgical Time and Place of the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Ritualization, Gesture, and Embodied Performances in the Canonical khu & tdotbelow; ba; The Gestures and Rites of Other Canonical and Para-Liturgical Sermons; The Liturgical Content of the khu & tdotbelow; ba
  • 3 Rhetorical and Discursive Strategies of Persuasion in the khu & tdotbelowba; INTRODUCTION; BALAGHA:THE RHETORICAL-AESTHETIC DIMENSION OF KHU & TDOTBELOE; BA; The Language of the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Style for Style's Sake? The Debate over Rhetorical Ornamentation; THE RHETORIC OF LITURGICAL LANGUAGE; Narrative Elements in the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Exhortation; Duà̄ ́(Prayers on Behalf of the Community); CONCLUSIONS; PART I: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: Texts, Contexts, and Performances; 4 Canonical Orations: Friday Sermons and Wedding Orations; THE FRIDAY KHU & TDOTBELOW; BA: EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY
  • Ibn Marzūq's Sermon for Rabī ̀al-Awwal5NUPTIAL ORATIONS; The Nuptial Orations of Ibn al-Jannān41; 5 Thematic and Occasional Orations: Political Oratory and Sermons on Jihad; KHU & TDOTBELOW; AB SIYĀSIYYA: POLITICAL ORATIONS; The khu & tdotbelow; ba al-Bayà: The Articulation of a Model of Sunni Authority; An Almoravid Ceremonial khu & tdotbelow; ba; KHU & TDOTBELOW; AB JIHĀDIYYA: HOLY WAR SERMONS AND BATTLE HARANGUES; A Jihad Oration by Ibn al-Khatīb; CONCLUSIONS; 6 Homiletic Exhortation and Storytelling: Challenging the "Popular"; INTRODUCTION; HOMILETIC EXHORTATION (WA.̀̀):DEFINING THE GENRE
  • HOMILETIC EXHORTATION IN AL-ANDALUS AND THE MAGHREBLiterary and Rhetorical Features of the Mawìza; The Hortatory Assembly (Majlis al-Waz̀): Ritual and Performance; HORTATORY PREACHING, ERUDITION, AND OFFICIAL SPONSORSHIP; CONCLUSION; PART II: THE PREACHER AND THE AUDIENCE; 7 "The Good Eloquent Speaker": Profiles of Premodern Muslim Preachers; THE MAKING OF A MEDIEVAL KHA & TDOTBELOW; IB; The Khatib as Teacher and Mentor; The Curriculum of the Khatīb; The Appointment of the Khatīb; The Preacher in Action; Preachers and Political Power; PROFILES OF THE WA Í & ZDOTBELOW
Control code
818858417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107023055
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818858417
Label
The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World
Publication
Note
Sufi and Ascetic Hortatory Preachers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World; Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Laying the Foundations; IDENTIFYING THE GENRES; SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC PREACHING; Preliminary Remarks; Sources for the Ritual-Juridical Conditions of Islamic Preaching; Sources for the Rhetorical-Aesthetic Dimension of Oratory; Andalusi and Maghrebi Sermon Manuscripts; Adab Collections and Rhetorical Treatises; Preaching Manuals; Agency and Oratory: Sources on the Orator and the Audience
  • CONCLUSIONS: METHOD AND THE PROBLEMS WITH THE SOURCES2 The khu & tdotbelow; ba:The "Central Jewel" of Medieval Arab-Islamic Prose; INTRODUCTION; DEFINING THE GENRE; THE FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE KHU & TDOTBELOW; BA; The Character and Authority of the kha & tdotbelow; ba; The Liturgical Time and Place of the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Ritualization, Gesture, and Embodied Performances in the Canonical khu & tdotbelow; ba; The Gestures and Rites of Other Canonical and Para-Liturgical Sermons; The Liturgical Content of the khu & tdotbelow; ba
  • 3 Rhetorical and Discursive Strategies of Persuasion in the khu & tdotbelowba; INTRODUCTION; BALAGHA:THE RHETORICAL-AESTHETIC DIMENSION OF KHU & TDOTBELOE; BA; The Language of the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Style for Style's Sake? The Debate over Rhetorical Ornamentation; THE RHETORIC OF LITURGICAL LANGUAGE; Narrative Elements in the khu & tdotbelow; ba; Exhortation; Duà̄ ́(Prayers on Behalf of the Community); CONCLUSIONS; PART I: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: Texts, Contexts, and Performances; 4 Canonical Orations: Friday Sermons and Wedding Orations; THE FRIDAY KHU & TDOTBELOW; BA: EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY
  • Ibn Marzūq's Sermon for Rabī ̀al-Awwal5NUPTIAL ORATIONS; The Nuptial Orations of Ibn al-Jannān41; 5 Thematic and Occasional Orations: Political Oratory and Sermons on Jihad; KHU & TDOTBELOW; AB SIYĀSIYYA: POLITICAL ORATIONS; The khu & tdotbelow; ba al-Bayà: The Articulation of a Model of Sunni Authority; An Almoravid Ceremonial khu & tdotbelow; ba; KHU & TDOTBELOW; AB JIHĀDIYYA: HOLY WAR SERMONS AND BATTLE HARANGUES; A Jihad Oration by Ibn al-Khatīb; CONCLUSIONS; 6 Homiletic Exhortation and Storytelling: Challenging the "Popular"; INTRODUCTION; HOMILETIC EXHORTATION (WA.̀̀):DEFINING THE GENRE
  • HOMILETIC EXHORTATION IN AL-ANDALUS AND THE MAGHREBLiterary and Rhetorical Features of the Mawìza; The Hortatory Assembly (Majlis al-Waz̀): Ritual and Performance; HORTATORY PREACHING, ERUDITION, AND OFFICIAL SPONSORSHIP; CONCLUSION; PART II: THE PREACHER AND THE AUDIENCE; 7 "The Good Eloquent Speaker": Profiles of Premodern Muslim Preachers; THE MAKING OF A MEDIEVAL KHA & TDOTBELOW; IB; The Khatib as Teacher and Mentor; The Curriculum of the Khatīb; The Appointment of the Khatīb; The Preacher in Action; Preachers and Political Power; PROFILES OF THE WA Í & ZDOTBELOW
Control code
818858417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107023055
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818858417

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