Francis Edwards Peters

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Francis Edward Peters (born June 23, 1927, New York City),[1] who generally publishes as F.E. Peters, is Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University.

Peters studied at St. Louis University (BA 1950, MA Latin & Greek 1952), Fordham University (Russian language, 1956), and Princeton University (PhD Islamic Studies 1961) and was a professor at New York University from 1961.[2]

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Works (selection)[edit]

  • The Quest of the Historical Muhammad
  • Greek philosophical terms; a historical lexicon, F. E. Peters, New York University Press, New York (1967)
  • Aristotle and the Arabs; the Aristotelian tradition in Islam, F. E. Peters, New York University Press, New York (1968)
  • Aristoteles Arabus. The oriental translations and commentaries of the Aristotelian Corpus, F. E. Peters, E. J. Brill, Leiden (1968)
  • Harvest of Hellenism; a history of the Near East from Alexander the Great to the triumph of Christianity, F. E. Peters, Simon and Schuster, New York, ISBN 0-671-20658-3 (1971)
  • Allah's Commonwealth; a history of Islam in the Near East, 600–1100 A.D., F. E. Peters, Simon and Schuster, New York, ISBN 0-671-21564-7 (1973)
  • Ours, the making and unmaking of a Jesuit, F. E. Peters, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England; New York, N.Y., ISBN 0-14-006317-X (1982)
  • Jerusalem: holy city/holy places, F. E. Peters, New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York, N.Y. (1983)
  • Jerusalem: the holy city in the eyes of chroniclers, visitors, pilgrims, and prophets from the days of Abraham to the beginnings of modern times, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-07300-7 (1985)
  • Distant shrine: the Islamic centuries in Jerusalem, F. E. Peters, AMS Press, New York, ISBN 0-404-61629-1 (1993)
  • Hajj: the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and the holy places, F.E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-02120-1 (1994)
  • Jerusalem and Mecca: the typology of the holy city in the Near East, F. E. Peters, New York University Press, New York, ISBN 0-8147-6598-X (1986)
  • Arabs and Arabia on the eve of Islam, edited by F. E. Peters, Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt., ISBN 0-86078-702-8 (1999)
  • Reader on classical Islam, edited by F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-03394-3 (1994) pupress.princeton.edu
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: The Classical Texts and Their Interpretation, Volume I: From Covenant to Community, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-02044-2 (1990)
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: The Classical Texts and Their Interpretation, Volume II: The Word and the Law and the People of God, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-02054-X (1990)
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: The Classical Texts and Their Interpretation, Volume III: The Works of the Spirit, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-02055-8 (1990)
  • Muhammad and the Origins of Islam (book), F. E. Peters, State University of New York Press, Albany, ISBN 0-7914-1875-8 (1994)
  • Mecca: a literary history of the Muslim Holy Land, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-03267-X (1994)
  • The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition, Volume I: The Peoples of God, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-11460-9 (1994)
  • The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition, Volume II: The Words and Will of God, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-11461-7 (1994)
  • Judaism, Christianity and Islam: the Monotheists, F. E. Peters, Recorded Books, Prince Frederick, MD, ISBN 1-4025-3900-2 (2003)
  • Islam, a guide for Jews and Christians, F. E. Peters, (2003)
  • Jerusalem: the contested city, Frank E. Peters, Recorded Books, Prince Frederick, MD, ISBN 1-4025-3909-6 (2003)
  • Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, F. E. Peters, ; with a foreword by John L. Esposito, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ISBN 0-691-07267-1 (2004)
  • The Voice, the Word, The Books. The Sacred Scriptures of the Jews, Christians and Muslims, F. E. Peters, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J., ISBN 0-691-13112-0 (2007) pupress.princeton.edu
  • "Jesus and Muhammad. Parallel Tracks, Parallel Lives", F. E. Peters, Oxford University Press, New York, N.Y., ISBN 978-0-19-974746-7 (2010)
  • F. E. Peter's entry with the Library of Congress catalogue

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory, Foreign Area Fellows, 1952-1972 (Foreign Area Fellowship Program, 1973), p. 141.
  2. ^ "F. E. Peters

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