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Published: 12 October 2017

414 Pages


ISBN: 9780198814702

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Sufi Hermeneutics

The Qur'an Commentary of Rashīd Al-Dīn Maybudī

Annabel Keeler

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Winner of 15th Iran International Book of the Year Award
  • Provides the first major study in a Western language of Rashid al-Din Maybudi's Persian commentary on the Qur'an
  • Explores how hermeneutics and doctrine interact in the writing of a Sufi commentary on the Qur'an and introduces an important Persian tafsir to new audiences
  • Contributes to the study of the history of Sufism; the development of mystical approaches to the Qur'an; and Qur'anic exegesis
  • Examines the doctrine of mystical love at a crucial juncture in Sufi history