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Published: 01 October 2017

224 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748695775


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The Qur'an

A Historical-Critical Introduction

Nicolai Sinai

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys

  • Engages with alternative arguments and perspectives and offers a rigorously historical perspective on controversial topics such as Qur'anic militancy
  • Synthesises a literary approach to the Qur'an with detailed attention to its engagement with Jewish and Christian traditions
  • Provides specific and accessible examples, including exemplary analyses of several Qur'anic surahs and passages and a case study of the Qur'anic Adam narratives
  • Offers a rigorously historical perspective on controversial topics such as Qur'anic militancy and the Qur'an's engagement with Judaism and Christianity
  • Includes figures and tables highlighting key facts
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