Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 August 2015

410 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198724131

Bookseller Code (06)

The Meaning of the Word

Lexicology and Qur'anic Exegesis

Edited by S. R. Burge

A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • The first in-depth discussion focusing on the relationship between the interpretation of the Qur'an and the meanings of words, from the beginnings of Qur'anic exegesis to the contemporary period.
  • Analyzes individual tafsir scholars' approaches to lexicology, as well as offering comparative thematic studies of law, women in Islam, and theology.
  • Contextualizes debates about the translation of the Qur'an in contemporary Islam.

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