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Published: 31 August 2009

296 Pages

ISBN: 9780199533657

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Keys to the Arcana

Shahrastani's Esoteric Commentary on the Qur'an

Toby Mayer

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