By Bruce Fudge
The paintings of the twelfth-century Shi’ite student al-Tabrisi, Majma’ al-bayan, is among the most vital works of medieval statement at the Qur’an, and remains to be in use this present day. This paintings is an in-depth case examine of Islamic exegetical tools and an exploration of the character of scriptural interpretation in Islam.
Drawing on a large choice of assets together with unpublished manuscripts, the writer examines how exegesis serves to build, keep and guard the prestige of the Qur’an as scripture and to uphold convinced ideological agendas, between them the idea of the literary and rhetorical supremacy of God’s revelation in Arabic. targeting the style and strategy of Qur’anic exegesis itself, he treats Qur’an interpretation as a part of a class of non secular perform recognizable from the historical past and comparative research of religion.
Written in transparent and available type, Qur’anic Hermeneutics makes Qur’anic exegesis intelligible to experts in Islam in addition to these attracted to scripture and its interpretation often. As such, will probably be a precious connection with students of Islamic reports, faith and scripture.
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Qur'anic Hermeneutics: Al-Tabrisi and the Craft of Commentary (Routledge Studies in the Qur'an) by Bruce Fudge