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The story of the Qurʼan : its history and place in Muslim life

Author: Ingrid Mattson
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
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"This introduction to the Qur'an offers an insightful and authoritative description of the book at the heart of Muslim life. Written by a well known Islamic expert, this book is a knowledgeable account of the doctrines contained in the Qur'an and provides a comprehensive explanation of their significance to individual Muslims and the societies in which they live"--BOOK JACKET.
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Mattson, Ingrid.
Story of the Qurʼan.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)607846568
Online version:
Mattson, Ingrid.
Story of the Qurʼan.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)608497854
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Mattson
ISBN: 9781405122580 1405122587 9781405122573 1405122579
OCLC Number: 85892481
Description: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
God speaks to humanity --
The Prophet conveys the message --
The voice and the pen --
Blessed words : the Qurʼan and culture --
What God really means : interpreting the Qurʼan --
Conclusion : Listening for God.
Responsibility: Ingrid Mattson.
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