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The Qur'an: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)

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The Quran 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.

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Arguably the most powerful book in the world it has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is lawmaker, 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 literary work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the approaches that have been used to interpret it (fundamentalist, feminist and modernist).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851686247
Author:
Esack, Farid
Publisher:
ONEWorld Publications
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
Islam
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Islamic Studies
Religion » Eastern Religions » Quran and Koran
Religion » Islam » General
Religion » Islam » Quran

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"Synopsis" by , Arguably the most powerful book in the world it has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is lawmaker, 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 literary work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the approaches that have been used to interpret it (fundamentalist, feminist and modernist).
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