Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to the Quran / edited by Jane Dammen McAuliffe.

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Introduction; Part I. Formation of the Qurànic Text: 1. The historical context Fred M. Donner; 2. Creation of a fixed text Claude Gilliot; 3. Alternative accounts of the Qur"àn's formation Harald Motzki; Part II. Description and Analysis: 4. Themes and topics Daniel A. Madigan; 5. Structural, linguistic and literary features Angelika Neuwirth; 6. Recitation and aesthetic reception William A. Graham and Navid Kermani; Part III. Transmission and Dissemination: 7. From palm leaves to the Internet Fred Leemhuis; 8. Inscriptions in art and architecture Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom; Part IV. Interpretations and Intellectual Traditions: 9. The tasks and traditions of interpretation Jane Dammen Mcauliffe; 10. Multiple areas of influence Alexander Knysh; 11. Western scholarship and the Qur"àn Andrew Rippin; Part V. Contemporary Readings: 12. Women's readings of the Quràn Asma Barlas; 13. Political interpretation of the Qur"àn Stefan Wild; 14. The Quràn and other religions Abdulaziz Sachedina.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.