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How to read the Qurʾan : a new guide, with select translations / Carl W. Ernst.

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  • 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 -

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  • 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, [2011]

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General Note:
"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 [235]-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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Qurʼan > Introductions.
Qurʼan > Reading.
Qurʼan > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Qurʼan as literature.

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