From Noah to Nuh: the Making of a Prophet

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Abstract

The transformation of the biblical Noah to the Islamic Noah has been influenced by both Jewish and Christian Literature. The most important transformation is that Noah's actions are viewed as prophetic admonition, not as an unavoidable disaster. In addition, the Islamic Noah received some traits from Mohammed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProphets and prophecy in Stories
Subtitle of host publicationPapers read at the Fifth Meeting of the Prophecy Network Edinburgh
EditorsBob Becking, Hans Barstadt
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
Pages214-229
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9789004291133
ISBN (Print) 9789004289093
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015

Publication series

NameOld Testament Studies
PublisherBrill
Volume65
ISSN (Print)0169-7226

Keywords

  • Prophecy

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