New perspectives on the Qur'an : the Qur'an in its historical context 2 / edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds.

London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
xx, 538 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references ([478]-511) and indexes.
  • Introduction : the golden age of Qur'ānic studies? / Gabriel Said Reynolds -- The historian, the believer, and the Qur'ān / Fred M. Donner -- Studies in Qur'ānic vocabulary : the problem of the dictionary / Andrew Rippin -- Towards understanding the Qur'ān's worldview : an autobiographical reflection / Nasr Abu Zayd -- The Jews of the Hijaz in the Qur'ān and in their inscriptions / Robert G. Hoyland -- The usage of ancient South Arabian and other Arabian languages as an etymological source for Qur'ānic vocabulary / Hani Hayajneh -- Vowel letters and ortho-epic writing in the Qur'ān / Gerd-R. Puin -- Hapaxes in the Qur'ān : identifying and cataloguing lone words (and loanwords) / Shawkat M. Toorawa -- Tripartite, but anti-Trinitarian formulas in the Qur'ānic corpus, possibly pre-Qur'ānic / Manfred Kropp -- Angels, stars, death, the soul, horses, bows-- or women? The opening verses of Qur'ān 79 / Munther Younes -- Al-Najm (Q 53), Chapter of the Star : a new Syro-Aramaic reading of verses 1 to 18 / Christoph Luxenberg -- Al-Naṣārā in the Qur'ān : a hermeneutical reflection / Sidney Griffith --
  • The mysterious letters and other formal features of the Qur'ān in light of Greek and Babylonian oracular texts / Devin J. Stewart -- Does the Qur'ān deny or assert Jesus's crucifixion and death? / Suleiman A. Mourad -- Early Christian Arabic texts : evidence for non-ʻUthmānic Qur'ān codices, or early approaches to the Qur'ān? / Clare Wilde -- "Has God sent a mortal as a messenger?" (Q 17:95) : messengers and angels in the Qur'ān / Gerald Hawting -- Is there a notion of "divine election" in the Qur'ān? / Reuven Firestone -- Lot's daughters in the Qur'ān : an investigation through the lens of intertextuality / Waleed Ahmed -- Joseph among the Ishmaelites : Q 12 in light of Syriac sources / Joseph Witztum -- Condemnation in the Qur'ān and the Syriac Gospel of Matthew / Emran El-Badawi -- The Qur'ānic pharaoh / Adam Silverstein.
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Qur'an in its historical context 2
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