Author Rippin, Andrew
Title The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an
Imprint Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2006
©2008
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (578 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Ser
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Ser
Note Intro -- The Blackwell Companion to the Qur>a¯n -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Part I Orientation -- 1 Introducing -- 2 Discovering -- 3 Contextualizing -- Part II Text -- 4 Linguistic Structure -- 5 Patterns of Address -- 6 Language -- 7 Poetry and Language -- 8 Foreign Vocabulary -- 9 Structure and the Emergence of Community -- 10 Sacrality and Collection -- 11 Written Transmission -- 12 Context: Muh. ammad -- 13 Context: Umar b. al-Khattab -- Part III Content -- 14 God -- 15 Prophets and Prophethood -- 16 Moses -- 17 Argumentation -- 18 Knowing and Thinking -- 19 Sex, Sexuality, and the Family -- 20 Jihad -- Part IV Interpretation -- 21 Hermeneutics: al-Tha<labš¯ -- 22 Stories of the Prophets -- 23 sufism -- 24 Rumi -- 25 Twelver Shi i Tawil -- 26 Isma„ ili Tawil] -- V Application -- 27 Exegetical Sciences -- 28 Theology -- 29 Jurisprudence -- 30 Contemporary Ethical Issues -- 31 Narrative Literature -- 32 Recitation -- Bibliography -- Index of People, Places and Topics -- Index of Quran Verses
The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an is a reader's guide, a true companion for anyone who wishes to read and understand the Qur'an as a text and as a vital piece of Muslim life. Comprises over 30 original essays by leading scholars Provides exceptionally broad coverage - considering the structure, content and rhetoric of the Qur'an; how Muslims have interpreted the text and how they interact with it; and the Qur'an's place in Islam Features notes, an extensive bibliography, indexes of names, Qur'an citations, topics, and technical terms
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rippin, Andrew The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2006 9781405188203
Subject Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Koran -- Appreciation.;Islam -- Doctrines
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