The Qurʼān in Its Historical Context

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Gabriel Said Reynolds
Routledge, 2008 - Religion - 294 pages
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Introduction: Qurċanic Studies and Its Controversies / Gabriel Said Reynolds -- The Qurċan in Recent Scholarship: Challenges and Disiderata / Fred M. Donner -- Epigraphy and the Linguistic Background to the Qurċan / Robert Hoyland -- Recent Research on the Construction of the Qurċan / Gerhard Bowering -- Reconsidering the Authorship of the Qurċan: Is the Qurċan Partly the Fruit of a Progressive and Collective Work? / Claude Gilliot -- Christian Lore and the Arabic Qurċan: the "Companions of the Cave" in Surat al-Kahf and in Syriac Christian Tradition / Sidney Griffith -- The Theological Christian Influence on the Qurċan: a Reflection / Samir Khalil Samir -- Mary in the Qurċan: a Reexamination of Her Presentation / Suleiman A. Mourad -- The Alexander Legend in the Qurċan 18:83-102 / Kevin Van Bladel -- Beyond Single Words: Maida - Shaytan - jibt and taghut. Mechanisms of Transmission into the Ethiopic (Ge-ez) Bible and the Qurċanic Text / Manfred Kropp -- Nascent Islam in the Seventh Century Syriac Sources / Abdul-Massih Saadi -- Notes on Medieval and Modern Emendations of the Qurċan / Devin J. Stewart -- Syriac in the Qurċan: Classical Muslim Theories / Andrew Rippin.

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Gabriel Said Reynolds is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology at the University of Notre Dame, where he specializes in Qur'anic Studies.

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