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Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an

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"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...


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"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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Notes on contributors.Preface.Part I Orientation.1 Introducing: Tamara Sonn (College of William and Mary, Virginia).2 Discovering: Christopher Buck (Michigan State University).3 Contextualizing: Abdullah Saeed (University of Melbourne).Part II Text.4 Linguistic structure: Salwa M. S. El-Awa (University of Birmingham).5 Patterns of address: Rosalind Ward Gwynne (University of Tennessee).6 Language: Mustansir Mir (Youngstown State University, Ohio).7 Poetry and language: Navid Kermani (K?ln).8 Foreign vocabulary: Michael Carter (University of Oslo; Medieval Studies Centre, Sydney University).9 Structure and the emergence of community: Angelika Neuwirth (Freie Universit?t, Berlin).10 Sacrality and collection: Aliza Shnizer (Tel Aviv University).11 Written transmission: Fran?ois D?roche (Ecole pratique des hautes ?tudes, Paris).12 Context: Muhammad: Herbert Berg (University of North Carolina, Wilmington).13 Context: Umar b. al-Khattab: Avraham Hakim (Tel Aviv University).Part III Content.14 God: Andrew Rippin (University of Victoria).15 Prophets and prophethood: Uri Rubin (Tel Aviv University).16 Moses: Brannon Wheeler (University of Washington, Seattle).17 Argumentation: Kate Zebiri (School of Oriental and African Studies, London).18 Knowing and thinking: A. H. Mathias Zahniser (Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky).19 Sex, sexuality and the family: Khaleel Mohammed (San Diego State University).20 Jihad: Reuven Firestone (Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles).Part IV Interpretation.21 Hermeneutics: al-Tha'labi: Walid Saleh (University of Toronto).22 Stories of the prophets: Marianna Klar (School of Oriental and African Studies, London).23 Sufism: Alan Godlas (University of Georgia).24 Rumi: Jawid Mojaddedi (Rutgers University).25 Twelver Shi'i ta'wil: Diana Steigerwald (California State University, Long Beach).26 Isma'ili ta'wil: Diana Steigerwald (California State University, Long Beach).Part V Application.27 Exegetical sciences: Jane Dammen McAuliffe (Georgetown University).28 Theology: Binyamin Abrahamov (Bar-Ilan University).29 Jurisprudence: A. Kevin Reinhart (Dartmouth College).30 Contemporary ethical issues: Leah Kinberg (Tel Aviv University).31 Narrative Literature: Roberto Tottoli (Universita degli Studi di Napoli l'Orientale).32 Recitation: (Anna M. Gade, Oberlin College).Bibliography.Index
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  • List Of Contributors. Preface (andrew Rippin). Part I: Orientation. 1. Introducing (tamara Sonn). 2. Discovering (christopher Buck). 3. Contextualizing (abdullah Saeed). Part Ii: Text. 4. Linguistic Structure (salwa M.s. El-awa). 5. Patterns Of Address (rosalind Ward Gwynne). 6. Language (mustansir Mir). 7. Poetry And Language (navid Kermani). 8. Foreign Vocabulary (michael Carter). 9. Structure And The Emergence Of Community (angelika Neuwirth). 10. Sacrality And Collection (aliza Shnizer). 11. Written Transmission (francois Deroche). 12. Context: Muhammad (herbert Berg). 13. Context: 'umar B. Al-khattab (avraham Hakim). Part Iii: Content. 14. God (andrew Rippin). 15. Prophets And Prophethood (uri Rubin)]. 16. Moses (brannon Wheeler). 17. Argumentation (kate Zebiri). 18. Knowing And Thinking (a.h. Mathias Zahniser). 19. Sex, Sexuality, And The Family (khaleel Mohammed). 20. Jihad (reuven Firestone). Part Iv: Interpretation. 21. Hermeneutics: Al-tha'labi (marianna Klar). 22. Stories Of The Prophets (marianna Klar). 23. Sufism (alan Goldas). 24. Rumi (jawid Mojaddedi). 25. Twelver Shi I Ta Wil (diana Steigerwald). 26. Isma Ili Ta Wil (diana Steigerwald). Part V: Application. 27. Exegetical Sciences (jane Dammen Mcauliffe). 28. Theology (binyamin Abrahamov). 29. Jurisprudence (a. Kevin Reinhart). 30. Contemporary Ethical Issues (leah Kinberg). 31. Narrative Literature (roberto Tottoli). 32. Recitation (anna M. Gade). Bibliography. Index Of People, Places And Topics. Index Of Qur' An Verses.

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