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Description - Introduction to the Quran by Brannon Wheeler

Designed as an introduction to the Quran with particular emphasis on parallels with Biblical tradition, this work provides a concise but detailed overview of Muslim prophets from Adam to Muhammad. Each of the chapters is organized around a particular prophet, including an English translation of the relevant verses of the Quran and a wide selection of classical, medieval and modern Muslim commentaries on those verses. Quran commentaries include references to Sunni and Shi'i sources from Spain, Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826449573
ISBN-10: 0826449573
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Frances Pinter Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brannon Wheeler

Brannon Wheeler is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Comparative Religion at the University of Washington in Seattle where he is also coordinator of the new programme in Comparative Islamic Studies. He has published widely on Quranic Studies and Islamic Law with particular focus on the evolution of Islam in late antiquity and the early medieval world of the Mediterranean and Near East.

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