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John Turner

John P. Turner is Associate Professor of History at Colby College, Maine, USA. He holds a PhD in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan.


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Inquisition in Early Islam
The Competition for Political and Religious Authority in the Abbasid Empire

I.B. Tauris
In 833 CE, the Abbasid Caliph al-Ma'mun began a period of inquisition (mihna), one which continued until his successor al-Mutawakkil decreed its end, fifteen...
John Turner

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