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Qur'anic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis
Contributor(s): McAuliffe, Jane Dammens (Author)

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ISBN: 0521364701     ISBN-13: 9780521364706
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
OUR PRICE: $117.80  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 1991
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Annotation: The Muslim perception of Christianity and Christians is an issue of longstanding debate among scholars of both Islam and Christianity. In this book, Jane McAuliffe analyzes a series of passages from the Qur'D=an that make ostensibly positive remarks about Christians. She conducts this analysis through a close examination of Muslim exegesis of the Qur'D=an, spanning ten centuries of commentary. In this effort to trace various interpretations of these passages, the author attempts to determine whether these positive passages can justifiably serve as proof-texts of Muslim tolerance of Christianity.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Islam - Koran & Sacred Writings
Dewey: 297.122
LCCN: 90034284
Physical Information: 0.94" H x 6" W x 9" (1.52 lbs) 340 pages
Themes:
- Religious Orientation - Islamic
Features: Bibliography, Index, Table of Contents
 
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