Encyclopaedia Of The Qur’an (6 Volumes) by Jane Dammen McAuliffe

By Jane Dammen McAuliffe

The Qur'an is the first non secular textual content for one-sixth of the world's inhabitants. Understood by means of Muslims to include God's personal phrases, it's been an item of reverence and of extreme research for hundreds of years. The millions of volumes that Muslim students have dedicated to qur'anic interpretation and to the linguistic, rhetorical and narrative research of the textual content are enough to create complete libraries of qur'anic reviews. Drawing upon a wealthy scholarly background, Brill's "Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an" (EQ) combines alphabetically-arranged articles in regards to the contents of the Qur'an. it truly is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'anic phrases, techniques, personalities, position names, cultural background and exegesis prolonged with essays at the most vital issues and topics inside qur'anic reports. With approximately a thousand entries in five volumes, the "EQ" is the 1st finished, multi-volume reference paintings at the Qur'an to seem in a Western language. Cross-referencing and indices, widespread cross-references will draw readers to similar entries and every article will finish with a quotation of appropriate bibliography. the ultimate quantity of the "EQ" will include indices of transliterated phrases, of qur'anic references and of the authors and exegetes stated within the entries and essays. it's going to additionally comprise a synoptic define of the total contents of the "EQ". "The EQ" is an absolutely overseas paintings supported by means of a world board of advisors. students from many countries have written articles for the encyclopaedia. Projected ebook Dates: quantity One (A-D): In print, quantity (E-I): In print, quantity 3 (J-O): In print 2003, quantity 4 (P-Sh): In print 2004, and quantity 5: Fall 2005.

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Iskandar Ā āt, Constantinople 1897; Beirut 1983 Tha ālibī, Iqtibās Abd al-Malik b. Mu ammad al-Tha ālibī, al-Iqtibās min al-Qur ān al-karīm, ed. Ibtisām Marhūn al- affār and Mujāhid Mu afā Bahjat, 2 vols. in 1, Cairo 1412⁄1992 Tha ālibī, Yatīma Abd al-Malik b. , Damascus 1304⁄1886-7; ed. , Cairo 1375-7⁄1956-8 Tha labī, Qi a A mad b. Mu ammad b. Ibrāhīm alTha labī, Qi a al-anbiyā al-musammā biArā is al-majālis, Cairo 1322; repr. Beirut 1980 short titles Tha labī-Goldfeld I. Goldfeld, Qur ānic commentary in the eastern Islamic tradition of the first four centuries of the hijra.

Abd al-Bāqī al-Mi rī alMālik, Shar al-mawāhib al-laduniyya, ed. ). Aaron (Hārūn b. Imrān) is mentioned by name twenty times in the Qur ān. ) of revelation ( furqān, q 21:48-9; cf. 19:53; 7:122; 23:45; 37:114-20; and 20:70 and 26:48, containing the phrase, “We believe in the Lord of Moses and Aaron”; see revelation and inspiration), and is listed with a number of other prophets (q 4:163; 6:84). ; q 25:35; cf. 10:75; 20:29-36; 26:13; 28:35). Moses also asked God to let Aaron be his spokesman because he was so eloquent (q 28:34-5).

Classical Muslim jurists applied a number of terms to abortion, including ijhā , isqā , ar , ilqā and imlā . g. q 5:32) and forbids the killing of children (q 17:31) and female infants (q 81:8-9) in particular (see children; infanticide; murder). The restrictive view of abortion commonly held by jurists was based on the 3 abortion general qur ānic interdiction of unlawfully taking human life. ), then we set him as a drop (nu fa) [of sperm] in a safe lodging. Then we created from the drop a clot of blood ( alaqa, see blood and blood clot); then we created from the clot a small piece of tissue (mu gha), subsequently creating from the tissue bones and covering the bones in flesh; and then we produced it as another creature” (q 23:12-14).

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