Apr 20, 2021
New Perspectives on the Qur'an: The Qur'an in Its Historical Context 2
Posted by Gabriel Said Reynolds

This book continues the work of The Qur A n in its Historical Context, in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur A n and its origins, looking beyond medieval Islamic traditions to present the Qur A n s own conversation with the religions and literatures of its day Particular attention is paid to recent debates and controverThis book continues the work of The Qur A n in its Historical Context, in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur A n and its origins, looking beyond medieval Islamic traditions to present the Qur A n s own conversation with the religions and literatures of its day Particular attention is paid to recent debates and controversies in the field, and to uncovering the Qur A n s relationship with Judaism and Christianity After a foreword by Abdolkarim Soroush, chapters by renowned experts cover Method in Qur A nic Studies Analysis of material evidence, including inscriptions and ancient manuscripts, for what they show of the Qur A n s origins The language of the Qur A n and proposed ways to emend our reading of the Qur A n How our knowledge of the religious groups at the time of the Qur A n s emergence might contribute to a better understanding of the text The Qur A n s conversation with Biblical literature and traditions that challenge the standard understanding of the holy book.This debate of recent controversial proposals for new interpretations of the Qur A n will shed new light on the Qur anic passages that have been shrouded in mystery and debate As such, it will be a valuable reference for scholars of Islam, the Qur an, Christian Muslim relations and the Middle East.

  • Title: New Perspectives on the Qur'an: The Qur'an in Its Historical Context 2
  • Author: Gabriel Said Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9780415615488
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Hardcover
  • New Perspectives on the Qur an The Qur an in Its Historical Context This book continues the work of The Qur A n in its Historical Context in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur A n and its origins looking beyond me

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