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Qur'an: a Philosophical Guide

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ISBN-10: 1474216188

ISBN-13: 9781474216180

Edition: 2016

Authors: Oliver Leaman

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Assuming no prior knowledge, The Qur'an: A Philosophical Guide is the first balanced introduction to the Qur'an from a philosophical point of view.Oliver Leaman's guide begins by familiarizing the readers with the core theories and controversies surrounding the text. Covering key theoretical approaches and focusing on its style and language, Leaman introduces the Qur'an as an aesthetic object and as an organization; discusses the influence of the Qur'an on politics and covers its numerous interpreters from the modernizers and popularizers to the radicals.He presents a close reading of the Qur'an as a whole, carefully and clearly presenting every form of philosophical interpretation…    
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Book details

List price: $36.30
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 6/30/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.232

Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky. He has written and edited several books on philosophy.