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Religion History

Understanding the Qur’an

Themes and Styles

by (author) Muhammad Abdel Haleem

I. B. Tauris
Initial publish date
Apr 2001
History, General, General
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    Apr 2001
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The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur’an. In this book, Muhammad Abdel Haleem examines its recurrent themes and for the first time sets them in the context of the Qur’an’s linguistic style. Haleem examines the background to the development of the surahs (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and the construction of the Qur’an itself.

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Muhammed Abdel Haleemis Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.