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Tafsir and the Meaning of the Qur'an

AuthorTodd Lawson
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Tafsir and the Meaning of the Qur'an
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The Crucifixion in Muslim Thought
Date of this edition 2010-10-23
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Posted 2015-08-31 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract Using Qur'án 4:156-7 as an example, classical tafsīr, “scholastic" exegesis, has not always taken account of the way all Muslims understand the Quranic text. Other understandings may be found in poetry, philosophy, mysticism and even historical writing.
Notes Presented at the "New Approaches to Qur'an and Exegesis" conference at the Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Virginia.
Tags Bible; Christianity; History (general); Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ, Crucifixion of; Mysticism; Philosophy; Poetry; Quran
Cross-referencesSee also Exegesis (tafsír).
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