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Major Themes of the Qur'an

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780226702865

ISBN10:
0226702863
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/15/2009
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr

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Summary

Major Themes of the Qur'anis Fazlur Rahman's introduction to one of the richest texts in the history of religious thought. In this classic work, Rahman unravels the Qur'an's complexities on themes such as God, society, revelation, and prophecy with the deep attachment of a Muslim educated in Islamic schools and the clarity of a scholar who taught for decades in the West. "Generations of scholars have profited from [Rahman's] pioneering scholarly work by taking the questions he raised and the directions he outlined to new destinations."--Ebrahim Moosa, from his new foreword "The religious future of Islam and the future of interfaith relationship . . . will be livelier and saner for the sort of Quranic centrality whichMajor Themes of the Qur'anexemplifies and serves."--Kenneth Cragg,Middle EastJournal "There shines through [a] rare combination of balanced scholarly judgment and profound personal commitment. . . . [Rahman is] eager to open up the mysteries of the Qur'an to a shrinking world sorely in need of both moral regeneration and better mutual understanding."--Patrick D. Gaffney,Journal of Religion "I can't think of any book more important, still, thanMajor Themes of the Qur'an."--Michael Sells, author ofApproaching the Qur'an

Author Biography

Fazlur Rahman (1919–88) was Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Islamic Thought at the University of Chicago. He was the author of ten books, including Islam and Modernity and Islam, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xv
Godp. 1
Man as Individualp. 17
Man in Societyp. 37
Naturep. 65
Prophethood and Revelationp. 80
Eschatologyp. 106
Satan and Evilp. 121
Emergence of The Muslim Communityp. 132
The Religious Situation of The Muslim Community in Meccap. 150
The People of the Book and Diversity of Religionsp. 162
Indexp. 171
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