The Qurʻan : an encyclopedia

  • London : Routledge 2006
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1 online resource (801 p.)
  • 1-134-33974-7
  • 1-134-33975-5
  • 1-280-42250-5
  • 1-78034-368-X
  • 9786610422500
  • 0-203-17644-8
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; How to Use this Encyclopedia; Editorial Board; Contributors; Alphabetical List of Entries; A - Z Entries; Bibliographical Resources; Qur'anic Passages Index; Name Index; Subject index
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  • A RUSA 2007 Outstanding Reference Title The Qur'an is the source of inspiration for one of the world's major religions, followed today by over a billion people. It plays a central role in Islam and ever since it appeared fourteen hundred years ago has been the subject of intense debate. Some of this has been carried out by Muslims and some by those hostile or indifferent to Islam, producing a very wide range of views. Authored by forty-three international experts, the objective of The Qur'an: An Encyclopedia is to present this diversity of thought, approach and school withou