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The Qur'an and its Readers Worldwide - Contemporary Commentaries and Translations (Hardcover): Suha Taji-Farouki

The Qur'an and its Readers Worldwide - Contemporary Commentaries and Translations (Hardcover)

Suha Taji-Farouki

Series: Qur'anic Studies Series

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Some eighty per cent of Muslims in the contemporary world speak languages other than Arabic, the language of the Qur'an. To respond to the needs of their communities, Muslim scholars and laypersons must increasingly explain and communicate the meanings of the Qur'an in their own languages - including through the medium of Qur'an commentary and translation. The Qur'an and its Readers Worldwide provides an introduction to this rich and expanding field of endeavour. It brings together a selection of Qur'an commentaries and translations produced across the twentieth century to the present day, and ranging in provenance from the regions of the traditional Islamic heartlands to the new loci of global Islam. Individual chapters examine works in Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, English, German, Malay, Persian, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu, each viewed in terms of the impact of modernity on the encounter with the Qur'an, providing an English readership with an exceptionally broad overview. Situating these

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Imprint: Oxford UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Qur'anic Studies Series
Release date: 2016
Editors: Suha Taji-Farouki
Dimensions: 223 x 153 x 54mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 600
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-875477-0
Categories: Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian religions
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian)
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian religions > Islam
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Theology
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts > Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Theology > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian)
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Theology
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Theology > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian religions
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian religions > Islam
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Non-Christian sacred works & liturgy > Sacred texts > Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts
LSN: 0-19-875477-9
Barcode: 9780198754770

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