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The Qur'an has been an inexhaustible source of intellectual and spiritual reflection in Islamic history, giving rise to ever-proliferating commentaries and interpretations. Many of these have remained a realm for specialists due to their scholarly demands. Others, more widely read, remain untranslated from the primary language of their composition. This series aims to make some of these materials from a broad chronological range - the fomative centuries of Islam to the present day - available to a wider readership through translation and publication in English, accompanied where necessary by introductory or explanatory materials. The series will also include contextual-analytical and survey studies of these primary materials.
Throughout this series and other like it which may appear in the future, the aim is to allow the materials to speak for themselves. Not surprisingly, in the Muslim world, where its scriptural sources continue to command passionate interest and commitment, the Qur'an has been

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Aims, Methods and Contexts of Qur'anic Exegesis (2nd/8th-9th/15th Centuries)


Karen Bauer

24 February 2014
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Sufi Master and Qur'an Scholar

Ab ul-Qasim al-Qushayr i and the Lata'if al-Ish ar at


Martin Nguyen

18 May 2012
Qur'anic Studies Series

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Tafsir and Islamic Intellectual History

Exploring the Boundaries of a Genre


Andreas Görke and Johanna Pink

27 February 2015
Qur'anic Studies Series

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The Qur'an and its Readers Worldwide

Contemporary Commentaries and Translations


Suha Taji-Farouki

26 January 2016
Qur'anic Studies Series

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Translating the Qur'an in an Age of Nationalism

Print Culture and Modern Islam in Turkey


M. Brett Wilson

25 November 2014
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