New IIS Book: Scripture, Poetry and the Making of a Community: Reading the Qur’an as a Literary Text

Reading-the-Quran-as-a-Literary-Text-Angelika-NeuwirthThis volume presents the views on the Qur’an by Professor Angelika Neuwirth, one of the leading scholars in Qur’anic studies today.

It contains fourteen articles that reflect her original thought on the topic as developed over thirty years of research.  The book consists of a mixture of new as well as previously published pieces, some of which are translations from the German while others are articles originally written in English.

Thus, for the  first time, Professor Neuwirth’s scholarship on the Qur’an is presented to a global audience in English in a comprehensive way.

via The Institute of Ismaili Studies – Scripture, Poetry and the Making of a Community: Reading the Qur’an as a Literary Text.

Tenth book published in the Institute’s Qur’anic Studies Series

http://www.iis.ac.uk/view_article.asp?ContentID=114877&l=en

http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198701644.do#


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