The Qurʼān in context : historical and literary investigations into the Qurʼānic milieu /

Although recent scholarship has increasingly situated the Qur'ān in the historical context of Late Antiquity, such a perspective is only rarely accompanied by the kind of microstructural literary analysis routinely applied to the Bible. The present volume seeks to redress this lack of contact b...

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Other Authors: Marx, Michael., Neuwirth, Angelika., Sinai, Nicolai, 1976-

Format: eBook

Language: English

Published: Leiden : Boston : Brill, 2010.

Series: Texts and Studies on the Qurʾān 6.
Brill's Companions to Middle East and Islamic Studies Online I, ISBN: 9789004389243.


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Call Number: BP130 .Q675 2010

Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx
  • Introduction /
  • Nicolai Sinai and Angelika Neuwirth
  • The Martyrs Of Najrān And The End Of The Himyar: On The Political History Of South Arabia In The Early Sixth Century /
  • Norbert Nebes
  • Arabia In Late Antiquity: An Outline Of The Cultural Situation In The Peninsula At The Time Of Muhammad /
  • Barbara Finster
  • Mecca On The Caravan Routes In Pre-Islamic Antiquity /
  • Mikhail D. Bukharin
  • Early Islam In The Light Of Christian And Jewish Sources /
  • Harald Suermann
  • The Evolving Representation Of The Early Islamic Empire And Its Religion On Coin Imagery /
  • Stefan Heidemann
  • Arabo-Aramaic And 'Arabiyya: From Ancient Arabic To Early Standard Arabic, 200 Ce-600 Ce /
  • Ernst Axel Knauf
  • Literacy In Pre-Islamic Arabia: An Analysis Of The Epigraphic Evidence /
  • Peter Stein
  • Arabs And Arabic In The Age Of The Prophet /
  • Jan Retsö
  • Sources For The History Of Pre-Islamic Religion /
  • Tilman Seidensticker
  • The ʿibād Of Al-Ḥīra: An Arab Christian Community In Late Antique Iraq /
  • Isabel Toral-Niehoff
  • An Early Christian Arabic Account Of The Creation Of The World /
  • Kirill Dmitriev
  • The Qurʾan And The Prophet'S Poet: Two Poems /
  • Kaʿb B. Mālik and Agnes Imhof
  • The Qurʾan As Process /
  • Nicolai Sinai
  • Quantitative Text Analysis And Its Application To The Qurʾan: Some Preliminary Considerations /
  • Nora K. Schmid
  • Al-Ḥawāmīm: Intertextuality And Coherence In Meccan Surahs /
  • Islam Dayeh
  • The House Of Abraham And The House Of Amram: Genealogy, Patriarchal Authority, And Exegetical Professionalism /
  • Angelika Neuwirth
  • Glimpses Of A Mariology In The Qurʾan: From Hagiography To Theology Via Religious-Political Debate /
  • Michael Marx
  • The \'Seal Of The Prophets\': Towards An Understanding Of Muhammad'S Prophethood /
  • Hartmut Bobzin
  • Reading The Qurʾan As Homily: The Case Of Sarah'S Laughter /
  • Gabriel Said Reynolds
  • The Qurʾanic Commandment Of Writing Down Loan Agreements (Q 2:282)-Perspectives Of A Comparison With Rabbinical Law /
  • Reimund Leicht
  • Islam In Its Arabian Context /
  • François De Blois
  • Lost In Philology? The Virgins Of Paradise And The Luxenberg Hypothesis /
  • Stefan Wild
  • The Etymological Fallacy And Qur'Anic Studies: Muhammad, Paradise, And Late Antiquity /
  • Walid A. Saleh
  • The Relevance Of Early Arabic Poetry For Qur'Anic Studies Including Observations On Kull And On Q 22:27, 26:225, And 52:31 /
  • Thomas Bauer
  • Qurʾanic Readings Of The Psalms /
  • Angelika Neuwirth
  • The Codification Of The Qurʾan: A Comment On The Hypotheses Of Burton And Wansbrough /
  • Gregor Schoeler
  • The Second Maşāhif Project: A Step Towards The Canonization Of The Qur'Anic Text /
  • Omar Hamdan
  • List Of Contributors /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx
  • Index Of Qurʾanic References /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx
  • Index Of References To Biblical , Jewish, And Christian Sources /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx
  • Index Of Names (Persons, Tribal Groups, Places, And Buildings) /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx
  • Index Of Subjects /
  • A. Neuwirth , N. Sinai and Marx.