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- Gibb Memorial Trust 2013; US$ 35.00
Soon after their successful revolution in 750 AD, the AbbĀsids supplanted the Umayyad dynasty, built the new city of Baghdad, Iraq which became the capital of the Islamic Empire. The civilization that the AbbĀsids helped to create carried forth the torch of knowledge lit by ancient Greece, Rome, Byzantium, and Persia. Adding many of their... more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 24.99
In Abraham?s Ashes , Peter Heinegg uncovers the truth behind the bizarre, contradictory, and oppressive fantasy known as monotheism. He offers a forceful critique of the biblical and Qur?anic views of Abraham, showing how at the heart of all prophetic religions lies an untenable myth of suprarational magical thinking about ?revelation.? more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
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...
- Tughra Books 2007; US$ 16.99
This book summarizes all the topics in the Risale-i Nur, the author's great multivolume commentary on the Qur'an, and provides an outline for the later, more famous and massive treatise. Now available in English, it offers an overview of the material treated in the Risale-i Nur and an opportunity to browse through brief entries such as Flower, Spark,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Part 1 is a comprehensive study of the Qur'anic data about each prophet, with a full portrait of every figure and dealing also with all the major scholarly literature on the subject and with the Qur'anic concept of prophetology. Part 2 is a history and study of the general Muslim literature dealing with the prophets. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 225.95
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... more...