Schools of Qur'anic Exegesis: Genesis and Development

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-11-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Qur'anic exegesis is the battleground of political Islam and theological conflict among various Muslim schools of thought. This book delineates the birth, development and growth of Qur'anic exegesis. Using comparative and contrastive methodology, examples from the Qur'an are investigated in the light of various theological views.

Table of Contents

Preamble to Qur'anic Exegesis
Exegesis and Hadith
The Politics of Exegesis
Dichotomy Between Tafsir and Ta'wil
Evolution of Exegesis
Linguistic tools of Exegesis
Jurisprudence Tools of Exegesis
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