The Qur??n in Context: Historical and Literary Investigations Into the Qur??nic Milieu
Angelika Neuwirth, Nicolai Sinai, Michael Marx
BRILL, 2010 - History - 864 pages
By addressing various aspects of the Qur'?n's linguistic and historical context and offering close readings of selected passages in the light of Jewish, Christian, and ancient Arabic literature, the volume seeks to stimulate a new interaction between literary and historical scholarship.
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Introduction Nicolai Sinai and Angelika Neuwirth
The Qurans Historical Context
Contextualizing the Quran
List of Contributors
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