The Emergence of Islam

The Emergence of Islam

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qGabriel Said Reynolds tells the story of Islam in this brief illustrated survey, beginning with Muhammad's early life and rise to power, then tracing the origins and development of the Quran juxtaposed with biblical literature, and concluding with an overview of modern and fundamentalist narratives of the origin of Islam. Reynolds offers a fascinating look at the structure and meaning of the Qur'an, revealing the ways in which biblical language is used to advance the Qur'an's religious meaning. Reynolds' analysis identifies the motives that shaped each narrative Islamic, Jewish, and Christian. The book's conclusion yields a rich understanding of diverse interpretations of Islam's emergence, suggesting that its emergence is itself ever-developingq -- Publisher description.aquot;Gabriel Said Reynolds tells the story of Islam in this brief illustrated survey, beginning with Muhammada#39;s early life and rise to power, then tracing the origins and development of the Quran juxtaposed with biblical literature, and ...


Title:The Emergence of Islam
Author:Gabriel Said Reynolds
Publisher:Fortress Press - 2012
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