A Common Justice: The Legal Allegiances of Christians and Jews Under Early Islam (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion)

Simonsohn, Uriel I.

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011
ISBN 10: 0812243498 / ISBN 13: 9780812243499
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Brand New. Ships with delivery confirmation same day of order. Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4 avg rating
(2 ratings)

Synopsis:

In A Common Justice Uriel I. Simonsohn examines the legislative response of Christian and Jewish religious elites to the problem posed by the appeal of their coreligionists to judicial authorities outside their communities. Focusing on the late seventh to early eleventh centuries in the region between Iraq in the east and present-day Tunisia in the west, Simonsohn explores the multiplicity of judicial systems that coexisted under early Islam to reveal a complex array of social obligations that connected individuals across confessional boundaries. By examining the incentives for appeal to external judicial institutions on the one hand and the response of minority confessional elites on the other, the study fundamentally alters our conception of the social history of the Near East in the early Islamic period.

Contrary to the prevalent scholarly notion of a rigid social setting strictly demarcated along confessional lines, Simonsohn's comparative study of Christian and Jewish legal behavior under early Muslim rule exposes a considerable degree of fluidity across communal boundaries. This seeming disregard for religious affiliations threatened to undermine the position of traditional religious elites; in response, they acted vigorously to reinforce communal boundaries, censuring recourse to external judicial institutions and even threatening transgressors with excommunication.

About the Author: Uriel I. Simonsohn is an affiliate of the Martin Buber Society of Fellows at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Common Justice: The Legal Allegiances of ...
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CA-9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
44.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Simonsohn, Uriel I.
Published by John Hopkins University Press
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Hopkins University Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0812243498

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
46.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.69
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Simonsohn, Uriel I.
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0812243498 Clean, unread hardcover with modest shelfwear including a bump/tear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - otherwise Nice!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0812243498Z3

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
51.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. In A Common Justice Uriel I. Simonsohn examines the legislative response of Christian and Jewish religious elites to the problem posed by the appeal of their coreligionists to judicial authorities outside their communities. Focusing on the late seventh to early eleventh centuries in the region between Iraq in the east and present-day Tunisia in the west, Simonsohn explores the multiplicity of judicial systems that coexisted under early Islam to reveal a complex array of social obligations that connected individuals across confessional boundaries. By examining the incentives for appeal to external judicial institutions on the one hand and the response of minority confessional elites on the other, the study fundamentally alters our conception of the social history of the Near East in the early Islamic period. Contrary to the prevalent scholarly notion of a rigid social setting strictly demarcated along confessional lines, Simonsohn s comparative study of Christian and Jewish legal behavior under early Muslim rule exposes a considerable degree of fluidity across communal boundaries.This seeming disregard for religious affiliations threatened to undermine the position of traditional religious elites; in response, they acted vigorously to reinforce communal boundaries, censuring recourse to external judicial institutions and even threatening transgressors with excommunication. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
52.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. In A Common Justice Uriel I. Simonsohn examines the legislative response of Christian and Jewish religious elites to the problem posed by the appeal of their coreligionists to judicial authorities outside their communities. Focusing on the late seventh to early eleventh centuries in the region between Iraq in the east and present-day Tunisia in the west, Simonsohn explores the multiplicity of judicial systems that coexisted under early Islam to reveal a complex array of social obligations that connected individuals across confessional boundaries. By examining the incentives for appeal to external judicial institutions on the one hand and the response of minority confessional elites on the other, the study fundamentally alters our conception of the social history of the Near East in the early Islamic period.Contrary to the prevalent scholarly notion of a rigid social setting strictly demarcated along confessional lines, Simonsohn s comparative study of Christian and Jewish legal behavior under early Muslim rule exposes a considerable degree of fluidity across communal boundaries. This seeming disregard for religious affiliations threatened to undermine the position of traditional religious elites; in response, they acted vigorously to reinforce communal boundaries, censuring recourse to external judicial institutions and even threatening transgressors with excommunication. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
53.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Simonsohn, Uriel I.
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2011. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TU-9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
52.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97808122434990000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
58.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In A Common Justice Uriel I. Simonsohn examines the legislative response of Christian and Jewish religious elites to the problem posed by the appeal of their coreligionists to judicial authorities outside their communities. Focusing on the late seventh to early eleventh centuries in the region between Iraq in the east and present-day Tunisia in the west, Simonsohn explores the multiplicity of judicial systems that coexisted under early Islam to reveal a complex array of social obligations that connected individuals across confessional boundaries. By examining the incentives for appeal to external judicial institutions on the one hand and the response of minority confessional elites on the other, the study fundamentally alters our conception of the social history of the Near East in the early Islamic period.Contrary to the prevalent scholarly notion of a rigid social setting strictly demarcated along confessional lines, Simonsohn s comparative study of Christian and Jewish legal behavior under early Muslim rule exposes a considerable degree of fluidity across communal boundaries. This seeming disregard for religious affiliations threatened to undermine the position of traditional religious elites; in response, they acted vigorously to reinforce communal boundaries, censuring recourse to external judicial institutions and even threatening transgressors with excommunication. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
63.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, A Common Justice: The Legal Allegiances of Christians and Jews Under Early Islam, Uriel I. Simonsohn, In A Common Justice Uriel I. Simonsohn examines the legislative response of Christian and Jewish religious elites to the problem posed by the appeal of their coreligionists to judicial authorities outside their communities. Focusing on the late seventh to early eleventh centuries in the region between Iraq in the east and present-day Tunisia in the west, Simonsohn explores the multiplicity of judicial systems that coexisted under early Islam to reveal a complex array of social obligations that connected individuals across confessional boundaries. By examining the incentives for appeal to external judicial institutions on the one hand and the response of minority confessional elites on the other, the study fundamentally alters our conception of the social history of the Near East in the early Islamic period. Contrary to the prevalent scholarly notion of a rigid social setting strictly demarcated along confessional lines, Simonsohn's comparative study of Christian and Jewish legal behavior under early Muslim rule exposes a considerable degree of fluidity across communal boundaries. This seeming disregard for religious affiliations threatened to undermine the position of traditional religious elites; in response, they acted vigorously to reinforce communal boundaries, censuring recourse to external judicial institutions and even threatening transgressors with excommunication. Bookseller Inventory # B9780812243499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
67.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Uriel I. Simonsohn
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0812243498 ISBN 13: 9780812243499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0812243498

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
73.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 8 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book