Introduction to the Qur'an (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys v.8 2nd New edition of Revised edition)

Introduction to the Qur'an (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys v.8 2nd New edition of Revised edition)

By: Richard Bell (author), Prof. W. Montgomery Watt (author)Paperback

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Surveying the life, aims, character and inspiration of Muhammad, this classic introduction explains the history, form and chronology of the Qur'an, and gives the views of Muslim and Occidental scholars.

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Contents

The historical context - Muhammad's prophetic experience; the history of the text; the external form of the Qur'an; features of the Qur'anic style; the shaping of the Qur'an; the chronology of the Qur'an; the names of the revealed message; Muslin scholarship and the Qur'an; the Qur'an and Occidental scholarship.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/02/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780748605972
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780748605972
  • weight: 416
  • ISBN10: 0748605975
  • edition: 2nd New edition of Revised edition

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