Parution : Peter Schadler, "John of Damascus and Islam. Christian Heresiology and the Intellectual Background to Earliest Christian-Muslim Relations", Brill, déc 2017.
AbstractPeter Schadler, Dickinson College, USA How did Islam come to be considered a Christian heresy? In this book, Peter Schadler outlines the intellectual background of the Christian Near East that led John, a Christian serving in the court of the caliph in Damascus, to categorize Islam as a heresy. Schadler shows that different uses of the term heresy persisted among Christians, and then demonstrates that John’s assessment of the beliefs and practices of Muslims has been mistakenly dismissed o...