The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Religion - 576 pages
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.
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Abii Abraham according addressed al-Din al-Ghazali al-Qur’an al-Suyuti al-Tha‘labi al-Zarkashi Allah Arabic argument asbab authority basmala believers century chapter Christian citations cited command context created deﬁned deﬁnition described difﬁcult divine early example exegesis exegetes ﬁeld ﬁgures ﬁnal ﬁnd ﬁrst ﬁve Gabriel God’s hadith hermeneutics human Ibn Kathir identiﬁed Imam inﬂuence interpretation Islam Isma‘ili Israelites jeffery jesus knowledge language later literary Lord Mathnawi meaning Mecca Meccan Medina messenger Moses Muhammad mushaf Muslim Muslim exegetes narrative Nizari one’s passages Pharaoh plural poetry prayer prophet Qur'an Qur’an commentary Qur’anic sciences Qur’anic text Qur’anic verses Quraysh reader reading reference reﬂect religion religious revelation saras says scholars scripture sdras Sﬁfi Shi‘i signiﬁcant sources speciﬁc spiritual stories structure Sufi sunna Sunni Sunnism ta’wil tafsir tajwid textual theological tion traditions Twelver Umar Umar’s unbelievers understanding Uthmanic words