Introduction to the Qur'an

Introduction to the Qur'an

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Surveying the life, aims, character and inspiration of Muhammad, this classic introduction explains the history, form and chronology of the Qur'an, and gives the views of Muslim and Occidental scholars.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 22mm | 416g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • notes, tables, index
  • 0748605975
  • 9780748605972
  • 613,302

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Table of contents

The historical context - Muhammad's prophetic experience; the history of the text; the external form of the Qur'an; features of the Qur'anic style; the shaping of the Qur'an; the chronology of the Qur'an; the names of the revealed message; Muslin scholarship and the Qur'an; the Qur'an and Occidental scholarship.
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About Prof. W. Montgomery Watt

MAJOR CATEGORY: Islamic Studies
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