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Syrian Christians in Muslim society

Robert M. Haddad

Syrian Christians in Muslim society

an interpretation

by Robert M. Haddad

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Syria.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- Syria.,
    • Christianity and other religions -- Islam.,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert M. Haddad.
      SeriesPrinceton studies on the Near East.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1110 .H33 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 118 p. ;
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4260562M
      ISBN 100313230544
      LC Control Number81006202

      Syrian Christians established themselves in Kerala allegedly in the 1st century AD itself. Traders from Syria/Israel were already present in Kerala for trade purposes. Kerala has continous trade history with Arabs, Jews, Romans, Greeks etc. for th. In his book, Syrian Christians in Muslim Society, professor Robert Haddad states that “Islamic tolerance served to insure Christian survival.” 29 “No attempt was made by any Muslim government to exterminate the Christians, and only rare and isolated attempts were made forcibly to convert them.” 30 Prof. Haddad, however, does not cite.

      As the so-called People of the Book, Christians and Jews, along with Magians, Samaritans, Sabians, and later Zoroastrians and others, were treated as minorities under the protection of Islam (dhimmis), believers in God despite their refusal to accept the prophethood of Muhammad. Adult male Christians were thus not required to convert (although.   Syria is a minority rule system, with Shia Alawite Muslims — who comprise only a small percentage of the population — wielding the most power, and with the Druze, Ismailis and Christians also.

      Syria - Syria - Daily life and social customs: The family is the heart of Syrian social life. Frequent visits and exchanges of invitations for meals among family members are integral to daily living. Although formally arranged marriages are becoming less frequent, parents ordinarily wield decisive authority in approving or rejecting a match. Converting from Islam to Christianity can be a dangerous thing in the Middle East. In some countries, it's illegal. Yet some Syrian refugees are converting, despite receiving threats.


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This volume contains papers from the Third Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on Arab Christianity and Islam (September ) on the theme of "Arab Christianity in "Bilad al-Sham" (Greater Syria) in the pre-Ottoman Period." It presents aspects of Syrian Christian life and thought during the first millennium of Islamic rule.

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