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The Qur'an: The Basics / Edition 2

The Qur'an: The Basics / Edition 2

by Massimo CampaniniMassimo Campanini


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This second edition of a popular introduction to the Qur'an includes an essential updated reference guide, including a chronology of the revelation, links to internet resources, and suggestions for further reading. Exploring the Qur'an's reception through history, its key teachings, and its place in contemporary thought and belief, this volume analyzes: the Qur'an as the word of God; its reception and communication by the Prophet Muhammad; the structure and language of the text; conceptions of God, the holy law, and jihad; and Islamic commentaries on Qur'anic teachings through the ages. The Qur'an: The Basics, Second Edition is a concise and accessible introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138666313
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Series: The Basics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Massimo Campanini is Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Trento, Italy.

Table of Contents

1. Islam and the Qur'an

2. Structure and composition

3. God, humanity and faith

4. The Qur'an and the Qur’anic sciences

5. Contemporary approaches to the Qur'an



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