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Title The Blackwell companion to the Qur'an / edited by Andrew Rippin.
Publication Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Copyright date ©2006
Description xiii, 560 pages ; 24 cm.
Call # 297.1226 B
Series Blackwell companions to religion
Blackwell companions to religion.
Note Originally published: Malden, Mass.; Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 494-523) and indexes.
Contents Part I. Orientation -- ch. 1. Introducing / Tamara Sonn -- ch. 2. Discovering / Christopher Buck -- ch. 3. Contextualizing / Abdullah Saeed -- Part II. Text -- ch. 4. Linguistic structure / Salwa M.S. El-Awa -- ch. 5. Patterns of address / Rosalind Ward Gwynne -- ch. 6. Language / Mustansir Mir -- ch. 7. Poetry and language / Navid Kermani -- ch. 8. Foreign vocabulary / Michael Carter -- ch. 9. Structure and the emergence of community / Angelika Neuwirth -- ch. 10. Sacrality and collection / Aliza Shnizer -- ch. 11. Written transmission / François Déroche ; translated by Melanie Hersey -- ch. 12. Context : Muḥammad / Herbert Berg -- ch. 13. Context : ʻUmar b. al-Khaṭṭāb / Avraham Hakim -- Part III. Content -- ch. 14. God / Andrew Rippin -- ch. 15. Prophets and prophethood / Uri Rubin -- ch. 16. Moses / Brannon Wheeler -- ch. 17. Argumentation / Kate Zebiri -- ch. 18. Knowing and thinking / A.H. Mathias Zahniser -- ch. 19. Sex, sexuality, and the family / Khaleel Mohammed -- ch. 20. Jihād / Reuven Firestone -- Part IV. Interpretation -- ch. 21. Hermeneutics : al-Thaʻlabī / Walid Saleh -- ch. 22. Stories of the prophets / Marianna Klar -- ch. 23. Ṣūfism / Alan Godlas -- ch. 24. Rūmī / Jawid Mojaddedi -- ch. 25. Twelver Shīʻī Taʼwīl / Diana Steigerwald -- ch. 26. Ismāʻīlī Taʼwīl / Diana Steigerwald -- Part V. Application ch. 27. Exegetical sciences / Jane Dammen McAuliffe -- ch. 28. Theology / Binyamin Abrahamov -- ch. 29. Jurisprudence / A. Kevin Reinhart -- ch. 30. Contemporary ethical issues / Leah Kinberg -- ch. 31. Narrative literature / Roberto Tottoli ; translated by Elizabeth Molinari -- ch. 32. Recitation / Anna M. Gade.
Summary Comprising over 30 original essays by leading scholars, this work considers the structure, content and rhetoric of the Qur'an, how Muslims have interpreted the text, how they interact with it, and the Qur'an's place in Islam.
Subject Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Qurʼan -- Appreciation.
Qurʼan. (OCoLC)fst01842877
Art appreciation. (OCoLC)fst00815447
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Addl. Author Rippin, Andrew, 1950-2016.
Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
ISBN 9781405188203 (pbk.)
1405188200 (pbk.)

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