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Islam's Holy Qur'an - spiritual guide for millions of Muslims across the US and throughout the world yet condemned by many non-Muslims as a source of evil and inspiration for terrorism. In this ground-breaking introduction internationally renowned scholar and author Farid Esack presents all the information needed to understand the Qur'an and its significance. Esack - a Muslim committed both to his religion, and to critical thinking about all aspects of it - explores how the Qur'an came into being and examines its structure as a unique literary work. He outlines its key themes, explains its historical and cultural context, and looks at the controversies that have surrounded it over the centuries. Blending faith, fact and an innovative approach, this is a concise guide to a major religious text, and an invaluable insight into its role in the everyday lives of Muslims.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsIslamReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionSacred texts Publisher: Oneworld Publications Publication Date: 01/03/2005 ISBN-13: 9781851683543  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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