Works by Madelung, Wilferd Ferdinand, 1930‒  as editorial director | 4

Affirming the Imamate

The two sermons edited and translated here for the first time are primary material from the years before the establishment of the Fatimid caliphate in 297/909. The authors have been identified as Abu 'Abd Allah al-Shi'i and Abu'l-'Abbas Muhammad, two brothers who were central to the success of the Ismaili da'wa in North Africa. Da'wa, a term used to describe how Muslims teach others about the beli... more

2021 Aggregating work   ➥ Early work

Encyclopaedia Islamica

2008 Aggregating work   ➥ Monograph

Ibāḍī texts from the 2nd/8th century

In Ibāḍī Texts from the 2nd/8th Century Abdulrahman Al-Salimi and Wilferd Madelung present an edition of fourteen Ibāḍī religious texts and explain their contents and extraordinary source value for the early history of Islam. The Ibāḍīs constitutes the moderate wing of the Kharijite opposition movement to the Umayyad and ‘Abbasid caliphates. The texts edited are mostly polemical letters to opponen... more

2018 Aggregating work   ➥ Monograph

Al-Ṣāḥib ibn ʿAbbād, promoter of rational theology

The volume contains critical editions of the extant parts of two hitherto unknown theological works by the Būyid vizier al-Ṣāḥib b. ʿAbbād (d. 385/925), who is well known to have vigorously promoted the teaching of Muʿtazilī theology throughout Būyid territories and beyond. The manuscripts on which the edition is based come from Cairo Geniza store rooms. They consist of two manuscripts for each of... more

2017 Aggregating work   ➥ Monograph
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