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Author Wagner, Walter H
Title Opening the Qur'an : Introducing Islam's Holy Book
Imprint Notre Dame IN : University of Notre Dame Press, 2010
©2008
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chronology, from 570 to 680 CE -- Part I. Approaching the Qur'an -- One. Risks, Perspectives, and Understandings -- Two. Basic Narratives for Judaism and Christianity -- Three. Islam's Basic Narrative and Core Positions -- Four. The Setting: Reflections on Arabia -- Five. Times and the Messenger -- Six. The Origin, Transmission, and Structures of the Qur'an -- Seven. Interpreting the Qur'an -- Part II. The Qur'an Opened -- Eight. Four Cherished Passages -- Nine. The Qur'an on the End of This World and Life in the Hereafter -- Ten. The Qur'an on Woman and Women -- Eleven. The Qur'an on Biblical Figures, Jews and Christians -- Twelve. The Qur'an on Justice and Jihad -- Part III. The Ever-Open Qur'an -- Thirteen. Challenges from the Qur'an -- Fourteen. Challenges to the Qur'an -- Fifteen. The Qur'an Opened and Open -- Appendix A. Traditional Names and Order of Surahs -- Appendix B. Biblical Figures Mentioned in the Qur'an -- Appendix C. Glossary of Key Terms -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index of Religious Texts
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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: Wagner, Walter H. Opening the Qur'an : Introducing Islam's Holy Book Notre Dame IN : University of Notre Dame Press,c2010 9780268044220
Subject Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Koran -- Hermeneutics.;Koran -- Reading.;Koran -- History
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