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The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence

Label
The Qurʼan : a biography
Title
The Qurʼan
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Lawrence
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative introduction to the sacred text reveals how it represents Islam, describing the origins of the faith in seventh-century Arabia while offering insight into how the Qurʼan remains a pivotal influence on modern society and politics
Cataloging source
JPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lawrence, Bruce B
Dewey number
297.1/22
Index
index present
LC call number
BP130.74
LC item number
.L39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-216) and index
Contents
Arab core -- The prophet Muhammad: merchant and messenger -- The prophet Muhammad: organizer and strategist - Aishah: Muhammad's wife and custodian of his memory -- The Dome of the Rock: Jerusalem landmark, Qur'anic icon -- Early commentaries -- Ja'far as-Sadiq: Shi'ite Imam and Qur'anic exegete -- Abu Ja'far at-Tabari: Sunni historian and Qur'anic exegete -- Later interpretations -- Robert of Ketton: polymath translator of the Qur'an -- Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi: visionary interpreter of divine names -- Jalal ad-din Rumi: author of the Persian Qur'an -- Asian echoes -- Taj Mahal: gateway to the Qur'anic vision of paradise -- Ahmad Khan: Indian educator and Qur'an commentator -- Muhammad Iqbal: Pakistani poet inspired by Qur'anic motifs -- Global accents -- W.D. Mohammed: Qur'an as guide to racial equality -- Osama bin Laden: Qur'an as mandate for jihad -- AIDS victims and sick women: Qur'an as prescription for mercy
Control code
ocm84003047
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780871139511
Lccn
bl2006029138
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o84003047
  • (Sirsi) o84003047
  • (OCoLC)84003047
Label
The Qurʼan : a biography, Bruce Lawrence
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-216) and index
Contents
Arab core -- The prophet Muhammad: merchant and messenger -- The prophet Muhammad: organizer and strategist - Aishah: Muhammad's wife and custodian of his memory -- The Dome of the Rock: Jerusalem landmark, Qur'anic icon -- Early commentaries -- Ja'far as-Sadiq: Shi'ite Imam and Qur'anic exegete -- Abu Ja'far at-Tabari: Sunni historian and Qur'anic exegete -- Later interpretations -- Robert of Ketton: polymath translator of the Qur'an -- Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi: visionary interpreter of divine names -- Jalal ad-din Rumi: author of the Persian Qur'an -- Asian echoes -- Taj Mahal: gateway to the Qur'anic vision of paradise -- Ahmad Khan: Indian educator and Qur'an commentator -- Muhammad Iqbal: Pakistani poet inspired by Qur'anic motifs -- Global accents -- W.D. Mohammed: Qur'an as guide to racial equality -- Osama bin Laden: Qur'an as mandate for jihad -- AIDS victims and sick women: Qur'an as prescription for mercy
Control code
ocm84003047
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 231 p.
Isbn
9780871139511
Lccn
bl2006029138
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o84003047
  • (Sirsi) o84003047
  • (OCoLC)84003047

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