Aims, Methods and Contexts of Qur'anic Exegesis (2nd/8th-9th/15th Centuries) (Institute of Ismaili Studies (Hardcover)

Qur'anic Studies #9)

By Karen Bauer (Editor)

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199670642, 503pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2014

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Description

A collection of essays by leading scholars of the Qur'an and Qur'an commentary, looking at the theoretical aims, practical methods, and contexts of tafsir from 2nd/8th-9th/15th centuries. It includes primary source material, in the form of editions and translations of the introductions to two works of tafsir.