Approaches to the Qur'an - SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East (Paperback)G. R. Hawting (editor)
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In recent years, the study of the Qur'an and its interpretation has expanded to incorporate insights gained from historical, biblical, literary and critical studies. A variety of approaches to the Qur'an and the Muslim exegetical tradition are currently available. Approaches to the Qur'an consists of thirteen essays by leading scholars, both Muslim and non-Muslim, in the fields of qur'anic studies and Islamic studies. Taken together, they offer a sample of the aims, methods and topics of enquiry now being pursued. Each study has a full critical apparatus, and the book includes a consolidated bibliography which will be of great value to students and specialists.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm