The Qur'an and Its Exegesis

Pages: 328
Subject: Religion: Islam
Imprint: Oneworld

The Qur'an and Its Exegesis

Selected Texts with Classical and Modern Muslim Interpretations

Helmut Gatje

This work brings together a collection of commentaries, translated from the original Arabic, on some of the key passages of the Qu'ran. Presenting the views of classical and modern commentators, it focuses on topics such as God, Muhammad, revelation, and Muslim beliefs and duties
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9781851681181 (5 Sep 1996)
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The Book

This work presents an overview of Muslim thinking through the ages and around the world. The book brings together a collection of commentaries, translated from the original Arabic, on some of the key passages of the Qu'ran. Presenting the views of classical and modern commentators, it focuses on topics such as God, Muhammad, revelation, and Muslim beliefs and duties. It also contains chapters exploring mystical, philosophical and Shi'ite quranic exegesis

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Pages 328
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Helmut Gatje was Professor of oriental Studies at the University of Saarland, Germany.

Reviews

‘A useful introduction to how Muslims have traditionally understood the Qur'an.'

- Expository Times