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Description - The Story of the Qur'an by Ingrid Mattson

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: 10-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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