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The reinvention of jihād in twelfth-century al-Shām
(University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
This thesis examines the reinvention of jihād ideology in twelfth‑century al‑Shām. In modern scholarship there is a tendency to speak of a revival of jihād in the twelfth century, but discussion of this revival has been ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06) - Thesis
'Let us run in love together' : Master Jordan of Saxony (d. 1237) and participation of women in the religious life of the Order of Preachers
(University of St Andrews, 2016-10-20) - Thesis
In this thesis I argue that Jordan of Saxony (d. 1237), Master of the Order of Preachers, fostered a culture of openness toward the participation of women in the religious life of the Dominican order. This is demonstrated, ...
Mīrkhwānd and Persian historiography
(2016-04-28) - Journal article
Pre-modern historians of the Persianate world have primarily been used by modern historians as sources of factual information and rarely to gain insight into the means, methods and world-views of the historians themselves. ...
Magna Carta, canon law and pastoral care : excommunication and the church's publication of the charter
(2016-11) - Journal article
This article argues that the church's strenuous efforts to publicize Magna Carta can only be fully understood when viewed in the context of canon law and pastoral care. The automatic sentence of excommunication that fell ...
中欧和东亚，东南亚的相似性 Zhong’ou he dongya dongnanya de xiangsixing : 语言和民族以及国家的规范同型性 yuyan he minzu yiji guojia de guifan dongxingxing
(Joshibi University of Art and Design, 2016) - Book item
Taqizadeh and European civilisation
(2016) - Journal article
The leading Iranian intellectual and nationalist Hasan Taqizadeh has been roundly condemned by posterity for his call to Iranians to embrace European civilisation in its entirety without qualification or compromise. Taqizadeh ...
The Fergusson affair: Calvinism and dissimulation in the Scottish Enlightenment
(2016-06-27) - Journal article