Story of the Qur'an by Ingrid Mattson
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Story of the Qur'an
By Ingrid Mattson

The Story of the Qur'an

Its History and Place in Muslim Life

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Format: Hardback

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Story of the Qur'an by Ingrid Mattson

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405122573
ISBN-10: 1405122579
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 166mm x 23mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Acclaimed Islamic scholar, Ingrid Mattson now updates her authoritative and comprehensive introduction through the addition of expanded sections on the Qur an in art and architecture, in the life cycle of Muslims, and in Islamic ethics and law.

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Author Biography - Ingrid Mattson

Ingrid Mattson is a Professor at the Macdonald Center for Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary. She has published numerous articles on Islam and is on the editorial board of The Muslim World . She travels and lecturers widely and is President of the Islamic Society of North America.

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