Reinhart Dozy

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    Reinhart Dozy was one of the in the Netherlands first to study Islam. His Biblical knowledge helped him on the one hand, but coupled with his liberal and anti-Catholic outlook, brought him to a curious theory of a stone religion in the Hebrew Bible. This veneration of stones would then be exported to Mecca by Jews centuries before Islam. His general view of Islam as superstitious and primitive coincides with his view of Catholicism.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChristian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History Volume 17. Britain, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (1800-1914)
    EditorsDavid Thomas, John A. Chesworth
    Place of PublicationLeiden
    PublisherBrill publishers
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Electronic)978-90-04-44239-9
    ISBN (Print)978-90-04-43788-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Publication series

    NameThe History of Christian-Muslim Relations


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