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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
This book examines the theological, philosophical and Islamic mystical dimensions of the Suhrawardî sufi order from the 13th to 15th centuries. The Suhrawardîs were a legally grounded and intellectually vibrant sufi order whose mystical path was based on exchanges and debates on the Qur'an and on the Prophet's customs. The book analyses their interpretation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
In recent years, the study of the Qur'an and its interpretation has expanded to incorporate insights gained from historical, biblical, literary and critical studies. A variety of approaches to the Qur'an and the Muslim exegetical tradition are currently available. Approaches to the Qur'an consists of thirteen essays by leading scholars, both Muslim... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Representing a new development in the study of Qur'anic text, this book tackles the issue of Qur'anic text structure by fusing the fields of linguistics and Qur'anic studies. The Qur'an contains many long suras covering diverse topics but with no apparent common context within which such variety can be explained. This book proposes a new explanation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Meeting the ever increasing interest in Islam and Sufism, this book is the first comprehensive study of Sufi Qur?anic commentaries and includes translations of many writings previously unavailable in English. It examines the shared hermeneutical assumptions of Sufi writers and the diversity in style of Sufi commentaries. Some of the assumptions analyzed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.00
A RUSA 2007 Outstanding Reference Title The Qur'an is the source of inspiration for one of the world's major religions, followed today by over a billion people. It plays a central role in Islam and ever since it appeared fourteen hundred years ago has been the subject of intense debate. Some of this has been carried out by Muslims and some by those... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated travel guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical, Religious and Cultural overviews. Interesting facts. City Attractions. Comprehensive Phrasebook. Landmark, Street maps, and more. The guide is loaded into the device memory. No network access needed. Easy and fast... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book is the first of its kind to focus entirely on the Qur?anic interpretation of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111), a towering figure of Sunni Islam. Martin Whittingham explores both al-Ghazali?s hermeneutical methods and his interpretations of particular Quranic texts, and covers al-Ghazali?s mystical, legal and theological concerns. Divided... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 19.99
Fourteen centuries of Islamic thought have produced a legacy of interpretive readings of the Qu'ran written almost entirely by men. Now, with Qu'ran and Woman, Amina Wadud provides a first interpretive reading by a woman, a reading which validates the female voice in the Qu'ran and brings it out of the shadows. Muslim progressives have... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 321.00
Based on Classical Arabic dictionaries and Qur'an commentaries, this work also emphasises the role of context in determining the meaning-scatter of each vocabulary item. It provides examples from Qur'anic verses in support of the definitions given for each context in which a particular word occurs, with cross-references to other usages. more...