The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an

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Andrew Rippin
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Religion - 576 pages
The Blackwell Companion to the Qur’an is a reader’s guide, a true companion for anyone who wishes to read and understand the Qur’an as a text and as a vital piece of Muslim life.
  • Comprises over 30 original essays by leading scholars
  • Provides exceptionally broad coverage - considering the structure, content and rhetoric of the Qur’an; how Muslims have interpreted the text and how they interact with it; and the Qur’an’s place in Islam
  • Features notes, an extensive bibliography, indexes of names, Qur’an citations, topics, and technical terms

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Part I Orientation
Part II Text
Part III Content
Part IV Interpretation
V Application

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Andrew Rippin is Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Islamic History at the University of Victoria, Canada. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2006.

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