The Resource Approaching the Qurʼán : the early revelations, introduced and translated by Michael Sells

Approaching the Qurʼán : the early revelations, introduced and translated by Michael Sells

Label
Approaching the Qurʼán : the early revelations
Title
Approaching the Qurʼán
Title remainder
the early revelations
Statement of responsibility
introduced and translated by Michael Sells
Title variation
Qurʼán
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Approaching the Qur'án is a major event in religious publishing. Professor Michael Sells has captured the complexity, power, and poetry of the early suras of the Qur'án, the sacred scripture of Islam. In this second edition, Sells introduces important new translations of suras and a new preface that addresses the ongoing controversy over teaching about Islam and the Qur'an in American universities. Approaching the Qur'án presents brilliant translations of the short, hymnic suras associated with the first revelations to the Prophet Muhammad. Most of these early revelations appear at the end of
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Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
297.1/2261
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BP130.4
LC item number
.S43 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Approaching the Qurʼán : the early revelations, introduced and translated by Michael Sells
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-232)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Approaching the Qurʼán -- Glossary of Arabic terms -- The early Suras with commentary -- The Sura of the compassionate -- Hearing the Qurʼan : the call to prayer and six Suras -- Sound, spirit, and gender in the Qurʼan
Control code
ocn726828775
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780979384066
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
36a98a34-5702-429d-9535-14e2a3a6dc1b
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35650795
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)726828775
  • pebcs0979384060

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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