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- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 27.95
How to Read the Qur'an , a compact introduction and reader's guide to the Qur'an, featuring illuminating new translations of 725 Qur'anic verses, is the most up-to-date toolbox for anyone who wants to know how to approach, read, and understand the text of the Qur'an. Noting that many people are baffled by existing English translations, Ernst aims... more...
- Anqa Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
Unearthing a hidden treasure from the golden age of Ottoman scholarship, this examination presents original, expert Arabic observations on the light verse of the Quran. Presented in English for the first time, the study reveals profound insights into this famous and mysterious content along with a detailed account of the original author?s life and... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 21.00
the third publication in the series of Julius Wellhausen Lectures treats jihad primarily as a historical phenomenon. Josef van Ess explains the current development not only on the basis of the Koran and the tradition of prophets but also as result of century-long deliberations on how to interpret the term jihad in an adequate manner. Since the present-day... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
Philip Jenkins delivers a fearless examination of the darkand violent verses of the Bible?and a call for us to read them anew in pursuitof a richer, more honest faith. From ?one of America?s best scholars ofreligion? ( The Economist ), this daring exploration of the Scripture?smost difficult passages forces us to confront and accept the violence that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
This book continues the work of The Qur??n in its Historical Context , in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur??n and its origins, looking beyond medieval Islamic traditions to present the Qur??n?s own conversation with the religions and literatures of its day. Particular attention is paid... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 133.00
The work of the twelfth-century Shi?ite scholar al-Tabrisi, Majma? al-bayan , is one of the most important works of medieval commentary on the Qur?an, and is still in use today. This work is an in-depth case study of Islamic exegetical methods and an exploration of the nature of scriptural interpretation in Islam. Drawing on a wide variety of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
This book examines in detail the concept of "abrogation" in the Qur?an, which has played a major role in the development of Islamic law and has implications for understanding the history and integrity of the Qur?anic text. The term has gained popularity in recent years, as Muslim groups and individuals claim that many passages about tolerance in the... more...