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The Qur'an: An Introduction

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There is much more to the Qur'an than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Qur'an can be read.

Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students, it examines the Qur'an in Western scholarship as well as giving an overview of the rich interpretive traditions from the ti
ebook, 288 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by Routledge (first published March 31st 2007)
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saw this in the library and borrowed it to read the section about the contemporary scholars who are trying to interpret the Qur'an contextually instead of just textually.
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Abdullah Saeed is the Sultan of Oman Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Melbourne. He is also the director of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies (a cooperative initiative of the University of Melbourne, University of Western Sydney, and Griffith University) and co-director of Melbourne's Centre for Islamic Law and Society. His publications cover Qur’anic ...more
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