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Published: 08 January 2015

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780198702061

Bookseller Code (AO)

Tafsīr and Islamic Intellectual History

Exploring the Boundaries of a Genre

Edited by Andreas Görke and Johanna Pink

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • The volume offers the only up-to-date survey of scholarship on tafsīr as a genre and its place within the broader framework of Muslim scholarship.
  • It represents the first attempt at analysing 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.
  • It includes chapters by many leading experts in the field of tafsīr study.