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The Qur'an: A Beginner's Guide
     

The Qur'an: A Beginner's Guide

by Farid Esack
 

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ISBN-10: 185168624X

ISBN-13: 9781851686247

Pub. Date: 04/15/2009

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

The Qur’an has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is seen as law-maker, moral code, and the word of God. Drawing on both contemporary and ancient sources, Esack outlines the key themes and explains the historical and cultural context of this unique work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the variety of approaches, including

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The Qur’an has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is seen as law-maker, moral code, and the word of God. Drawing on both contemporary and ancient sources, Esack outlines the key themes and explains the historical and cultural context of this unique work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the variety of approaches, including fundamentalist, feminist, and modernist, that have been used to interpret it. Farid Esack is an international recognised Muslim scholar, speaker and author. He is currently Bruggemann Chair in Inter-religious Studies at Xavier University, Cincinnati. OH.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851686247
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
04/15/2009
Series:
Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
743,509
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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