The Cambridge companion to the Quran / edited by Jane Dammen McAuliffe.

Contributor(s): McAuliffe, Jane DammenMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge companions to religionPublication details: India ; Delhi : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: xiii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781107461673 (pbk.)Subject(s): Quran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | QuranDDC classification: 297.1226
Contents:
Part I, Formation of the Quranic Text --The historical context / Fred M. Donner -- Creation of a fixed text / Claude Gilliot -- Alternative accounts of the Quran's formation / Harald Motzki -- Part II, 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 -- Part III, Transmission and Dissemination -- From palm leaves to the Internet / Fred Leemhuis -- Inscriptions in art and architecture / Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom -- Part IV, Interpretations and Intellectual Traditions -- The tasks and traditions of interpretation / Jane Dammen Mcauliffe -- Multiple areas of influence / Alexander Knysh -- Western scholarship and the Quran / Andrew Rippin -- Part V, Contemporary Readings -- Women's readings of the Quran / Asma Barlas -- Political interpretation of the Quran / Stefan Wild -- The Quran and other religions / Abdulaziz Sachedina.
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World Religion Corner
297.1226 C174 2014 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) 01 Not For Loan 026783
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Includes indexes.

Part I, Formation of the Quranic Text --The historical context / Fred M. Donner -- Creation of a fixed text / Claude Gilliot -- Alternative accounts of the Quran's formation / Harald Motzki -- Part II, 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 -- Part III, Transmission and Dissemination -- From palm leaves to the Internet / Fred Leemhuis -- Inscriptions in art and architecture / Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom -- Part IV, Interpretations and Intellectual Traditions -- The tasks and traditions of interpretation / Jane Dammen Mcauliffe -- Multiple areas of influence / Alexander Knysh -- Western scholarship and the Quran / Andrew Rippin -- Part V, Contemporary Readings -- Women's readings of the Quran / Asma Barlas -- Political interpretation of the Quran / Stefan Wild -- The Quran and other religions / Abdulaziz Sachedina.

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