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Author Ernst, Carl W., 1950-

Title How to read the Qur'an : a new guide, with select translations / Carl W. Ernst

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  BP130 .E76 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  BP130 .E76 2011    DUE 12-23-14
 Wheaton Stacks  BP130 .E76 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This book was published with the assistance of the William R. Kenan Jr. Fund of the University of North Carolina Press"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents The problem of reading the Qur'an -- The 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
LC subject Qur'an -- Introductions
Qur'an -- Reading
Qur'an -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Qur'an as literature
ISBN 9780807835166 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835161 (cloth : alk. paper)