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Title The Cambridge companion to the Qurʼān / edited by Jane Dammen McAuliffe.
Publication Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Description xv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Call # 297.1226 C
Series Cambridge companions to religion
Cambridge companions to religion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Formation of the qurʼānic text. The historical context / Fred M. Donner. Creation of a fixed text / Claude Gilliot. Alternative accounts of the Qurʼān's formation / Harald Motzki -- Description and analysis. Themes and topics / Daniel A. Madigan. Structural, linguistic and literary features / Angelika Neuwirth. Recitation and aesthetic reception / William A. Graham and Navid Kermani -- Transmission and dissemination. From palm leaves to the Internet / Fred Leemhuis. Inscriptions in art and architecture / Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom -- Interpretations and intellectual traditions. The tasks and traditions of interpretation / Jane Dammen McAuliffe. Multiple areas of influence / Alexander Knysh. Western scholarship and the Qurʼān / Andrew Rippin -- Contemporary readings. Women's readings of the Qurʼān / Asma Barlas. Political interpretation of the Qurʼān / Stefan Wild. The Qurʼān and other religions / Abdulaziz Sachedina.
Subject Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Addl. Author McAuliffe, Jane Dammen.
ISBN 0521831601 (hbk.)
9780521831604 (hbk.)
052153934X (pbk.) :
9780521539340 (pbk.)

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