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Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

Series Editor: Andrew Rippin

In its examination of critical issues in the scholarly study of the Qur'an and its commentaries, this series targets the disciplines of archaeology, history, textual history, anthropology, theology and literary criticism. The contemporary relevance of the Qur'an in the Muslim world, its role in politics and in legal debates are also dealt with, as are debates surrounding Quranic studies in the Muslim world.

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  1. Literary Structures of Religious Meaning in the Qu'ran

    By Issa J Boullata

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This volume studies how the literary elements in the Qur'an function in conveying its religious message effectively. It is divided into three parts. Part one includes studies of the whole Qur'an or large segments of it belonging to one historical period of its revelation; these studies concentrate...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Logic, Rhetoric and Legal Reasoning in the Qur'an

    God's Arguments

    By Rosalind Ward Gwynne

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Muslims have always used verses from the Qur'an to support opinions on law, theology, or life in general, but almost no attention has been paid to how the Qur'an presents its own precepts as conclusions proceeding from reasoned arguments. Whether it is a question of God's powers of creation, the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Textual Relations in the Qur'an

    Relevance, Coherence and Structure

    By Salwa M. El-Awa

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Representing a new development in the study of Qur'anic text, this book tackles the issue of Qur'anic text structure by fusing the fields of linguistics and Qur'anic studies. The Qur'an contains many long suras covering diverse topics but with no apparent common context within which such variety...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Qur’an in its Historical Context

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Providing commentary on the controversial revisionist school of Qur’anic studies, this book explores the origins, scholarship and development of the Qur'an. The collection of articles, each written by a distinguished author, treat very familiar passages of the Qur’an in an original manner,...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam

    By Kristin Sands

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Meeting the ever increasing interest in Islam and Sufism, this book is the first comprehensive study of Sufi Qur’anic commentaries and includes translations of many writings previously unavailable in English. It examines the shared hermeneutical assumptions of Sufi writers and the diversity in...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

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