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Published: 21 May 2009

412 Pages


ISBN: 9780199533657

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Keys to the Arcana

Shahrastānī's Esoteric Commentary on the Qur'an

Toby Mayer

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Unusually systematic, esoteric approach to the Qur'an, presented here for the first time in a bilingual edition. ·
  • Annotation includes biographical information on textual authorities.
  • Extended critical introduction by the translator.
  • Clear tables present the traditional accounts of the sequence of suras: both the order of revelation and the arrangement of the suras.