Anthology of Qur'anic Commentaries On the Nature of the Divine

ISBN-10: 0199600597

ISBN-13: 9780199600595

Edition: 2010

Authors: Feras Hamza, Sajjad Rizvi, Farhana Mayer

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The tradition of scriptural commentary is largely unknown to those outside of Qur'anic studies, yet constitutes one of the earliest and most significant traditions of Islam. This work examines early and contemporary commentaries, covering a wide spectrum of theological and hermeneutic approaches.
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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Ja‘far al-Sadiqis believed to be the sixth infallible Imam, or spiritual leader, and successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He is the founder of Shia fiqh, known as Ja'fari jurisprudence. He was an astronomer, an alchemist, an Islamic scholar and theologian, a writer,nbsp;a philosopher, a physician, and anbsp;physicist.Farhana Mayeris an editor in the Qur'anic studies unit at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London. She is the coauthor of volume one of the IIS/OUP Tafsir Anthology series.

Note on translation and conventions
List of abbreviations
Map of centres of learning in the Islamic world
The commentators and their commentaries
Seeking the face of God (Q. 2:115)
God's throne and the seat of knowledge (Q. 2:255)
Incumbent mercy (Q. 6:12)
Light of the heavens and the earth (Q. 24:35)
The measure (Q. 54:49)
Oneness (Q. 112)
Prosopographical appendix
Index of Qur'anic citations
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