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Published: 27 February 2015

576 Pages

9.2 x 156.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198702061

Bookseller Code (06)

Tafsir and Islamic Intellectual History

Exploring the Boundaries of a Genre

Edited by Andreas Görke and Johanna Pink

A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Offers the only up-to-date survey of scholarship on tafsīr as a genre and its place within the broader framework of Muslim scholarship.
  • The first attempt at analyzing the fields in which Muslim exegetical activity takes place, its relation to other fields of learning, and the conditions that influence the results of exegesis.
  • Includes chapters by many leading experts in the field of tafsīr study.