The Story of the Qur'an
Its History and Place in Muslim Life
By (author) Ingrid Mattson
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Story of the Qur'an by Ingrid Mattson
Book DescriptionAn 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 DetailsISBN: 9781405122573
(240mm x 166mm x 23mm)
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
Books By Author Ingrid Mattson
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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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