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- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 29.95
Contrary to popular opinion, the bulk of Islamic law does not come from the Qur?an but rather from hadith, first-hand reports of the prophet Muhammad?s words and deeds, passed from generation to generation. However, with varying accounts often only committed to paper a century after the death of Muhammad, Islamic scholars, past and present, have been... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 14.95
The Qur?an has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is seen as law-maker, moral code, and the word of God. Drawing on both contemporary and ancient sources, Esack outlines the key themes and explains the historical and cultural context of this unique work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the variety of approaches,... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19
Few books in history are as poorly read or understood as the Qur'an. Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, it is regarded by the faithful as the unmediated word of Allah. It is revered by Muslims throughout the world, it inspires unparalleled levels of devotion, passion, fear and, sometimes, incomprehension. In this book,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 36.52
Ausgangspunkt der Darstellung ist die Frage, ob die ältesten Dokumente über das Leben des Propheten Muhammad Frauen in die Gestaltung eines religiösen Bildungsbereichs einbeziehen. Dürfen Frauen nach den Überlieferungen religiöses Wissen erwerben, verwalten und weitervermitteln? Werden sie dabei als aktiv handelnde Subjekte dargestellt oder als passive... more...
- Tughra Books 2010; US$ 7.99
Providing a concise overview of 40 Hadiths?sayings of the prophet Muhammad?this compilation offers an in-depth investigation of the second essential source of Islamic authority after the Qur?an. Following the prophet?s encouraged tradition of focusing on a select 40 of the proverbs instead of the entire collection, this volume consists of the original... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Exploring the significance of the Koran both in the end-of-millennium world and in traditional Muslim culture, Michael Cook provides an account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.95
How is the Qur'an - central to all Muslim societies - to be understood today in order to meet the needs of these societies? Abdullah Saeed, a distinguished Muslim scholar, explores the interpretation of the ethico-legal content of the Qur'an, whilst taking into consideration the changing nature of the modern world. Saeed explores the current debates... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 144.99
A presentation of al-Khu'i's ideas on the interpretation of the Qur'an. Treating many critical and controversial topics connected with the collection and canonization of the text that have received little attention in the works of contemporary Muslim scholars. The arguments illuminate issues that have been at stake between Shi'i and Sunni Muslims. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00
Americas recent interest in understanding the religious and cultural implications of Islam is evident: more than 15 translations of the Koran have appeared in recent years. But none of them aims at explaining and teaching! Most are presented in a confusi 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...