Islamic and comparative religious studies : selected writings / William A Graham.

By: Graham, William A. (William Albert), 1943-Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate contemporary thinkers on religion. Collected worksPublication details: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2010Description: xviii, 317 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781409400257 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Islam | Islam -- Relations | Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | ReligionsDDC classification: 297.2809
Contents:
History and interpretation of Islamic religion: Traditionalism in Islam: an essay in interpretation -- Concepts of revelation in early Islam -- The divine saying as problem -- Transcendence in Islam -- Islam in the mirror of ritual -- The Qur'an as scripture -- "The winds to herald his mercy": nature as token of God's sovereignty and grace in the Qurʼān -- The earliest meaning of "Qurʼān" -- Qurʼān as spoken word: an Islamic contribution to the understanding of scripture -- "Those who study and teach the Qurʼān" -- Scripture and the Qurʼān -- Scripture in the history of religion: Scripture as spoken word -- The indian paradigm for scriptural orality -- God's word in the desert: Pachomian scriptural practice -- Reflections on comparative study in religion: "scripture" as case in point -- William A. Graham: bibliography.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-304) and index.

History and interpretation of Islamic religion: Traditionalism in Islam: an essay in interpretation -- Concepts of revelation in early Islam -- The divine saying as problem -- Transcendence in Islam -- Islam in the mirror of ritual -- The Qur'an as scripture -- "The winds to herald his mercy": nature as token of God's sovereignty and grace in the Qurʼān -- The earliest meaning of "Qurʼān" -- Qurʼān as spoken word: an Islamic contribution to the understanding of scripture -- "Those who study and teach the Qurʼān" -- Scripture and the Qurʼān -- Scripture in the history of religion: Scripture as spoken word -- The indian paradigm for scriptural orality -- God's word in the desert: Pachomian scriptural practice -- Reflections on comparative study in religion: "scripture" as case in point -- William A. Graham: bibliography.

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