The infallibility of the prophets and the fallible Jesus in islam: On the Transformation of a Jewish Story in to an Islamic anti-Christian Islamic Polemic

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Abstract

The Talmudic story of an astrologue who wrongly predicts someone's death and a Rabbi who refutes him has been transformed into an islamic story of Jesus. Charity delivers from death.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReligious Stories in Transformation
Subtitle of host publicationConflict, Revision and Reception
EditorsAlberdina Houtman, Tamar Kadari, Marcel Poorthuis, Vered Tohar
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill publishers
Pages260-274
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9789004335127
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameJewish and Christian Persepctives
PublisherBrill
Volume31

Keywords

  • Islam
  • Polemics
  • Talmud
  • Christianity
  • Jesus

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