‘Name him ‘Abd al-Ḥārith:’: Eve’s fall from monotheism, and ascent into motherhood

Zohar Hadromi-Allouche

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Abstract

This paper explores an Islamic narration about how Eve and Adam subjugated their newborn child to Satan in order to save the baby's life. It particularly examines how this incident depicts Eve's monotheistic Fall versus her motherly and humane ascent.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFall Narratives
Subtitle of host publicationAn Interdisciplinary Perspective
EditorsZohar Hadromi-Allouche, Aine Larkin
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Pages183-202
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781315581880
ISBN (Print)9781472483720
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016

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    Hadromi-Allouche, Z. (2016). ‘Name him ‘Abd al-Ḥārith:’: Eve’s fall from monotheism, and ascent into motherhood. In Z. Hadromi-Allouche, & A. Larkin (Eds.), Fall Narratives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (pp. 183-202). [13] Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.