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The Quran: An Introduction Abdullah Saeed

The Quran: An Introduction

Abdullah Saeed

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ISBN : 9780415421249
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There is much more to the Quran than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Quran can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-MuslimMoreThere is much more to the Quran than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Quran can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students it examines the Quran in Western scholarship as well as giving an overview of the rich interpretive traditions from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to the present day. This guide is a concise introduction to all aspects of the Quran: history, understanding and interpretation providing: coverage of both pre-modern and modern periods plenty of examples to illustrate key points and aid student understanding summaries, timelines and a glossary.