The Art of Reciting the Qur'an
By (author) Kristina Nelson
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Art of Reciting the Qur'an by Kristina Nelson
Book DescriptionFor the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur'anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God. Heard day and night, on the street, in taxis, in shops, in mosques, and in homes, the sound of recitation is far more than the pervasive background music of daily life in the Arab world. It is the core of religious devotion, the sanctioning spirit of much cultural and social life, and a valued art form in its own right. Participation in recitation, as reciter or listener, is itself an act of worship, for the sound is basic to a Muslim's sense of religion and invokes a set of meanings transcending the particular occasion. For the most part, Westerners have approached the Qur'an much as scriptural scholars have studied the Bible, as a collection of written texts. This work aims at redirecting that focus toward a deeper understanding of the Qur'an as a fundamentally oral phenomenon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774245947
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: Egypt
Books By Author Kristina Nelson
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Author Biography - Kristina Nelson
Kristina Nelson received her PhD in Arabic studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
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