The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an
Edited by Professor Andrew Rippin
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Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an by Professor Andrew Rippin
Book DescriptionThe 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. Comprises over 30 original essays by leading scholars Provides exceptionally broad coverage - considering the structure, content and rhetoric of the Qur'an; how Muslims have interpreted the text and how they interact with it; and the Qur'an's place in Islam Features notes, an extensive bibliography, indexes of names, Qur'an citations, topics, and technical terms
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405188203
(243mm x 169mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Andrew Rippin
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Islamic World, Paperback (August 2010)
A guide to Islamic faith and culture in all its geographical and historical diversity. It elucidates the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious traditions. It covers the political, geographical, religious, intellectual, cultural and social worlds of Islam, and offers insight into all aspects of Muslim life.
Defining Islam, Paperback (January 2007)» View all books by Professor Andrew Rippin
Ever since a group of people came into existence who called themselves Muslims, questions of what it meant to be a member of that group and what the requirements for membership were, have proven to be divisive for the community itself. This book aims to present source material and reflections on how the word "Islam" is to be used and understood.
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Author Biography - Professor Andrew Rippin
Andrew Rippin is Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Islamic History at the University of Victoria, Canada. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2006.
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