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The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence

Label
The Qurʼan : a biography
Title
The Qurʼan
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Lawrence
Title variation
Koran: a biography
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative introduction to the sacred text reveals how it represents Islam, describing the origins of the faith in seventh-century Arabia while offering insight into how the Qurʼan remains a pivotal influence on modern society and politics
Summary
An authoritative introduction to the sacred text reveals how it represents Islam, describing the origins of the faith in seventh-century Arabia while offering insight into how the Quran remains a pivotal influence on modern society and politics
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189794
Cataloging source
JPL
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Lawrence, Bruce B
Dewey number
297.1/22
Index
index present
LC call number
BP130.74
LC item number
.L39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Islam
Target audience
adult
Label
The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-216) and index
Contents
Arab core -- The prophet Muhammad: merchant and messenger -- The prophet Muhammad: organizer and strategist - Aishah: Muhammad's wife and custodian of his memory -- The Dome of the Rock: Jerusalem landmark, Qur'anic icon -- Early commentaries -- Ja'far as-Sadiq: Shi'ite Imam and Qur'anic exegete -- Abu Ja'far at-Tabari: Sunni historian and Qur'anic exegete -- Later interpretations -- Robert of Ketton: polymath translator of the Qur'an -- Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi: visionary interpreter of divine names -- Jalal ad-din Rumi: author of the Persian Qur'an -- Asian echoes -- Taj Mahal: gateway to the Qur'anic vision of paradise -- Ahmad Khan: Indian educator and Qur'an commentator -- Muhammad Iqbal: Pakistani poet inspired by Qur'anic motifs -- Global accents -- W.D. Mohammed: Qur'an as guide to racial equality -- Osama bin Laden: Qur'an as mandate for jihad -- AIDS victims and sick women: Qur'an as prescription for mercy
Control code
ocm84003047
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780871139511
Lccn
bl2006029138
System control number
(OCoLC)84003047
Label
The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-216) and index
Contents
Arab core -- The prophet Muhammad: merchant and messenger -- The prophet Muhammad: organizer and strategist - Aishah: Muhammad's wife and custodian of his memory -- The Dome of the Rock: Jerusalem landmark, Qur'anic icon -- Early commentaries -- Ja'far as-Sadiq: Shi'ite Imam and Qur'anic exegete -- Abu Ja'far at-Tabari: Sunni historian and Qur'anic exegete -- Later interpretations -- Robert of Ketton: polymath translator of the Qur'an -- Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi: visionary interpreter of divine names -- Jalal ad-din Rumi: author of the Persian Qur'an -- Asian echoes -- Taj Mahal: gateway to the Qur'anic vision of paradise -- Ahmad Khan: Indian educator and Qur'an commentator -- Muhammad Iqbal: Pakistani poet inspired by Qur'anic motifs -- Global accents -- W.D. Mohammed: Qur'an as guide to racial equality -- Osama bin Laden: Qur'an as mandate for jihad -- AIDS victims and sick women: Qur'an as prescription for mercy
Control code
ocm84003047
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780871139511
Lccn
bl2006029138
System control number
(OCoLC)84003047

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