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Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style

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Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style - Haleem, Muhammad Abdel
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The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur'an. In this important new introduction, Muhammad Haleem examines its recurrent themes - life and eternity, marriage and divorce, peace and war, water and nourishment - and for the first time sets these in the context of the Qur'an's linguistic style. Professor Haleem examines the background to the development of the surahs (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and the construction of the Qur'an itself. He shows that popular conceptions of Islamic ...

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Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style 2010, I.B. Tauris

ISBN-13: 9781845117894

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Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style 2001, I. B. Tauris & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9781860646508

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