☆ Read Online The Qur an A Biography [Book] By Bruce B. Lawrence

☆ Read Online The Qur an A Biography [Book] By Bruce B. Lawrence

The Qur an A Biography
Few books in history have been as important or as poorly understood as the Qur an Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur an is the unmediated word of Allah a ritual, political, and legal authority, an ethical and spiritual guide, and a literary masterpiece It is revered by Muslims throughout the world, in whom it inspires devotion, passion Few books in history have been as important or as poorly understood as the Qur an Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur an is the unmediated word of Allah a ritual, political, and legal authority, an ethical and spiritual guide, and a literary masterpiece It is revered by Muslims throughout the world, in whom it inspires devotion, passion, fear, and sometimes incomprehension In this book, one of the launch titles in the Atlantic Monthly Press s Books That Changed the World series, distinguished historian of religion Bruce Lawrence shows precisely how the Qur an is Islam He describes the origins of the faith and assesses its tremendous influence on today s societies and politics Above all, Lawrence emphasizes that the Qur an is a sacred book of signs that has no single message It is a book that demands interpretation and one that can be properly understood only through its history Lawrence s work is a beautifully written and, in these increasingly troubled times, invaluable introduction to and exploration of the core sacred text of Islam
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