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Author: Jane Dammen McAuliffe; Jack Miles
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Series: Norton anthology of world religions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Unprecedented in scope and approach, The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Islam is the most comprehensive gathering of primary texts available. Organized chronologically, with thematic groupings within sections, the anthology brings together over 100 texts from the Qur'an in the seventh century to feminist and pluralist readings of the Qur'an in the twenty-first century. The volume features Jack Miles?s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Dammen McAuliffe; Jack Miles
ISBN: 0393355020 9780393355024 9780393918984 039391898X
OCLC Number: 1004556269
Description: xxx, 659, A3-A27, 8 pages plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: How the West Learned to Compare Religions / Jack Miles --
Submission to God as the Wellspring of a Civilization / Jane Dammen McAuliffe. The Foundational Epoch, 610-750. Qur'an: God's Culminating Gift to Humankind --
Sira: The Life Story of the Prophet. The Classical Synthesis, 750-1756. Hadith and Sunna: The Perfect Man Remembered as the Perfect Guide to Life --
Shari'a and Fiqh: Divine Will and Human Interpretation --
The Intellectual Elaboration of the Classical Synthesis --
Belles Lettres: The Fine Arts of Poetry and Prose. The Classical Synthesis Encounters Modernity, 1765 to the Present. Colonialism and Postcolonialism --
The Religious Reassertion --
The Emergence of Women's Voices --
Negotiating Religious Pluralism.
Series Title: Norton anthology of world religions.
Responsibility: Jane Dammen McAuliffe ; Jack Miles, General Editor, Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies, University of California, Irvine.

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