How to read the Qurʾan : a new guide, with select translations / Carl W. Ernst.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Mooresville PL - Mooresville||297.122 ERN (Text)||37323001999237||NONFIC||Available||-|
|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||297.12261 ERN (Text)||31951003678478||2nd Floor - Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780807835166 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0807835161 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: x, 273 pages : facsimiles, photographs ; 25 cm
- Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, 
- Copyright: ©2011
"This book was published with the assistance of the William R. Kenan Jr. Fund of the University of North Carolina Press."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -256) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction : the problem of reading the Qur'an -- History and form of the Qur'an and the practices of reading -- Early Meccan suras -- Middle and later Meccan suras -- Medinan suras -- Toward a literary reading of the Qur'an -- Appendix A : reading the structure of the Meccan suras -- Appendix B : Ring structure in sura 2 and sura 5 -- Appendix C : suggested interpretive exercises -- Index of scriptural citations -- General index.
Ernst offers a compact introduction and reader's guide for anyone, non-Muslim or Muslim, who wants to know how to approach, read, and understand the text of the Qur'an.
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Qurʼan as literature.