By Jane Dammen McAuliffe
The Qur'an is the first spiritual textual content for one-sixth of the world's inhabitants. Understood via Muslims to include God's personal phrases, it's been an item of reverence and of extreme learn for hundreds of years. The millions of volumes that Muslim students have dedicated to qur'anic interpretation and to the linguistic, rhetorical and narrative research of the textual content are adequate to create whole libraries of qur'anic reports. Drawing upon a wealthy scholarly historical past, Brill's "Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an" (EQ) combines alphabetically-arranged articles concerning the contents of the Qur'an. it really is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'anic phrases, strategies, personalities, position names, cultural background and exegesis prolonged with essays at the most vital issues and topics inside of qur'anic experiences. With approximately one thousand entries in five volumes, the "EQ" is the 1st entire, multi-volume reference paintings at the Qur'an to seem in a Western language. Cross-referencing and indices, widespread cross-references will draw readers to similar entries and every article will finish with a quotation of suitable bibliography. the ultimate quantity of the "EQ" will comprise indices of transliterated phrases, of qur'anic references and of the authors and exegetes pointed out within the entries and essays. it is going to additionally contain a synoptic define of the complete contents of the "EQ". "The EQ" is a completely overseas paintings supported by way of a world board of advisors. students from many countries have written articles for the encyclopaedia. Projected book Dates: quantity One (A-D): In print, quantity (E-I): In print, quantity 3 (J-O): In print 2003, quantity 4 (P-Sh): In print 2004, and quantity 5: Fall 2005.
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Shu ba (d. 50⁄670) which indicates that the polemical nature of the charge of “errors” in the Qur ān existed from the earliest period of Muslim-Christian relations. ’ ” According to the biblical story, Aaron did have a sister called Miriam (who watched over the baby Moses in the bulrushes according to Exodus 2:4-7; see Exodus 15:20-1 for her name), but she was not, of course, the same as Mary, the mother of Jesus, and the Muslim tradition has never taken that to be the case. Al- abarī (d. 310⁄923), for example, in speaking of Mary, says that people reacted to her presentation of the baby Jesus by saying, “Sister of Aaron, your father was not a wicked man and your mother was not unchaste.
Abraham in the Qur ān The references to Abraham in the Qur ān take a number of different forms and appear in a wide variety of contexts. Several descriptive appellations are applied to him. He is deemed “very truthful” ( iddīq, q 19:41) and “kind and gracious” ( alīm, q 9:114; 11:75). He is one who “paid his debt in full” (alladhī waffā, q 53:37). His qur ānic appellation as [God’s] friend (khalīl) in q 4:125 formed the basis of his honoriﬁc title “Friend of God” (khalīl Allāh) in the Islamic tradition.
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Encyclopaedia Of The Qur’an (6 Volumes) by Jane Dammen McAuliffe