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Berg, Herbert

Overview
Works: 17 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 3,335 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BP223.Z8, 297.87092
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Most widely held works by Herbert Berg
Elijah Muhammad and Islam by Herbert Berg( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W.D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam for over forty years. In Elijah Muhammad and Islam, Herbert Berg focuses on Elijah Muhammad's religiosity, which is frequently brought into question as the authenticity of the Nation of Islam as "truly Islamic" remains hotly debated. To better comprehend this powerful and controversial figure, Berg contextualizes Elijah Muhammad and his religious approach w
The development of exegesis in early Islam : the authenticity of Muslim literature from the formative period by Herbert Berg( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most important debate in Islamic origins is that of the reliability of the lists of transmitters (isnads) that are said to guarantee the authenticity of the materials to which they are attached. Many scholars have come to the conclusion that most traditions (hadiths), which claim to preserve the words and deeds of Muhammad and early Muslim scholars, are spurious. Other scholars defend hadiths and their isnads, arguing for an early continuous written transmission of these materials. The first purpose of this study is to summarize and critique the major positions on the issue of the authe
Method and theory in the study of Islamic origins by Herbert Berg( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Elijah Muhammad by Herbert Berg( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1930s, Elijah Muhammad was just one of several competing leaders of the embryonic movement begun by the mysterious Wali Fard Muhammad, who claimed to be a prophet of Islam and who had recently disappeared. By the time of his death in 1975, Elijah Muhammad led a movement that may have numbered a few hundred thousand, making him the most powerful Muslim in the United States of America. Even before his death he was overshadowed by the growing legend of Malcolm X, and after his death by the activities of Louis Farrakhan and his own son Warith Deen Mohammed. Each of these men, however, w
Islamic origins reconsidered : John Wansbrough and the study of early Islam( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation of Islam by Herbert Berg( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Synthese des natürlichen Pyrroporphyrins und einiger damit Isomerer by Herbert Berg( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of Ibn ʻAbbās in Al-Ṭabarīʼs Tafsīr and the development of exegesis in early Islam by Herbert Berg( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Method and theory in the study of Islamic origins( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The condensation of carbon monoxide under pressure with benzene and related compounds by Herbert Berg( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Islamic origins reconsidered [special issue of 'Methods & theory in the study of religion', vol. 9,1] by Herbert Berg( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Method & theory in the study of religion( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fame : annual audit of personalities of screen and television. 37th( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Study of gas reactions at high pressure and temperature by Herbert Berg( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Divine Sources by Herbert Berg( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fame: annual audit of personalities of screen and television( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Methods and Theory in the Study of Islamic Origins. Islamic History and Civilization, Volume 49( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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German (1)

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The development of exegesis in early Islam : the authenticity of Muslim literature from the formative periodMethod and theory in the study of Islamic origins