Textual Sources for the Study of Islam
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Textual Sources for the Study of Islam by Professor Andrew Rippin
Book Description"[This collection] is distinguished by its wide range and the care which has clearly gone into the selection of texts for inclusion. . . . Attention has understandably been focused on what might be called the religious aspects of Islam, such as scripture, theology, sects, law, ritual and mysticism, but within those limits the texts chosen are marked by substantially of content, by geographical, chronological and social diversity, and by an intelligent use of less well known authors. . . . An excellent starting point for a systematic and analytical examination of Islam."-G. R. Hawting, "Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226720630
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1990
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Professor Andrew Rippin
Classical Islam, Hardback (October 2012)
This sourcebook presents more than 50 authoritative translations of key Islamic texts. It provides explanatory prefaces for each text and pays special attention to the literary genres of medieval Muslim scholarship, within whose creative variations Islamic doctrine took form and matured.
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.
Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Professor Andrew Rippin
The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an is the ideal resource for anyone who wishes to read and understand the Qur'an as a text and as a vital piece of Muslim life. The volume includes an initial orientation to the text for the first-time reader.
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Author Biography - Professor Andrew Rippin
Andrew Rippin is professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary. Jan Knappert was senior fellow in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. John R. Hinnells is professor of comparative religion in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He is the author of "Handbook of Living Religions" and editor of the "Penguin Dictionary of Religions."
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