Opening the Qur'an: Introducing Islam's Holy Book

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Opening the Qur'an can be a bewildering experience to non-Muslim, English-speaking readers. Those who expect historical narratives, stories, or essays on morals are perplexed once they pass the beautiful first Surah, often shocked and then bogged down by Surah 2, and even offended by Surah 3's strictures against nonbelievers. Walter H. Wagner "opens" the Qur'an by offering a comprehensive and extraordinarily readable, step-by-step introduction to the text, making it accessible to students, teachers, clergy, and general ...

Opening the Qur'an: Introducing Islam's Holy Book 2010, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268044220

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Opening the Qur'an: Introducing Islam's Holy Book 2008, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268044152

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