Misquoting Muhammad : the challenge and choices of interpreting the Prophet's legacy / Jonathan A.C. Brown.

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  • EBL.
Published
  • London, England : Oneworld 2014
Physical description
1 online resource (xxii, 361 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) illustrations (some colour), map.
ISBN
  • 9781780744216
  • 1780744218
  • 9781780744209
  • 178074420X
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-348) and index.
  • Other format: Also issued online.
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBL, viewed September 30, 2015).
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on dates, transliteration, abbreviations and citations; 1 The Problem(s) with Islam; 2 A Map of the Islamic Interpretive Tradition; 3 The Fragile Truth of Scripture; 4 Clinging to the Canon in a Ruptured World; 5 Muslim Martin Luthers and the Paradox of Tradition; 6 Lying about the Prophet of God; 7 When Scripture Can't Be True; Appendix I Marracci and Ockley on Aisha's Marriage to the Prophet; Appendix II Hadiths on a Parent Killing His Child; Appendix III The Hadith of Riba and Incest; Appendix IV The Hadith of the Seventy-Two Virgins
  • NotesSelect Bibliography; Illustrations; Foreword
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Electronic books.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Few things provoke controversy in the modern world like the religion brought by Muhammad. Modern media are replete with alarm over jihad, underage marriage and the threat of amputation or stoning under Shariah law. Sometimes rumor, sometimes based in fact and often misunderstood, the tenets of Islamic law and dogma were not set in the religion's founding moments. They were developed over centuries by the clerical class of Muslim scholars.Misquoting Muhammad takes the reader back in time through Islamic civilization and traces how and why such controversies developed, offering an inside view i.

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