The Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life
December 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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An essential introductory text for the study of the Qur’an, its content, and its place in Muslim society.
- An insightful and authoritative introduction to the book at the heart of Muslim life, written by a well-known Islamic scholar
- Examines the doctrines contained in the Qur’an, providing a comprehensive explanation of their significance to individual Muslims and the societies in which they live
- Surveys the key themes of the Qur’an, its most significant historical interpretations, and some of the most significant figures who transmitted and taught the sacred scripture over the centuries
- Considers the influence of the Qur’an on all major aspects of Muslim society, including personal relationships, popular culture, law, art and architecture, political movements, science, and literature
- Helps the reader to understand the Qur’an, while throwing a much-needed light on what it means to be a Muslim.