Table of contents for The Blackwell companion to the Qur'an / edited by Andrew Rippin.

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Table of Contents
About the contributors							6
Preface					Andrew Rippin		10
I 	Orientation								17
1	Introducing 				Tamara Sonn			18
2	Discovering				Christopher Buck		52
3	Contextualizing 			Abdullah Saeed		90
II 	Text									125
4	Linguistic structure			Salwa M. S. El-Awa		126
5 	Patterns of address			Rosalind Ward Gwynne	171
6 	Language				Mustansir Mir		205
7 	Poetry and language			Navid Kermani		248
8 	Foreign vocabulary			Michael Carter		277
9	Structure and the emergence of community 
						Angelika Neuwirth 		322
10	Sacrality and collection		Aliza Shnizer			364
11	Written transmission			François Déroche		393
12	Context: Mu?ammad 		Herbert Berg 			426
13	Context: ?Umar ibn al-Kha???b 	Avraham Hakim		467
III	Content								502
14	God					Andrew Rippin		503
15	Prophets and prophethood 		Uri Rubin			527
16	Moses					Brannon Wheeler		558
17	Argumentation			Kate Zebiri 			596
18	Knowing and thinking		Mathias Zahniser		633
19	Sex, sexuality and the family 	Khaleel Mohammed		667
20	Jih?d					Reuven Firestone		690
IV	Interpretation								719
21	Hermeneutics: al-Tha?lab?		Walid Saleh 			720
22	Stories of the prophets 		Marianna Klar 		754
23	??fism					Alan Godlas			781
24	R?m?					Jawid Mojaddedi		806
25	Twelver Sh??? ta?w?l			Diana Steigerwald		833
26	Ism???l? ta?w?l				Diana Steigerwald		864
V	Application 								898
27	Exegetical sciences			Jane Dammen McAuliffe	899
28	Theology				Benyamin Abrahamov	936
29	Jurisprudence 			A. Kevin Reinhart 		969
30	Contemporary ethical issues		Leah Kinberg			1006
31	Narrative literature 			Roberto Tottoli		1045
32	Recitation				Anna M. Gade		1078
Bibliography									1107
Index ¿ people, places, Qur??n verses, topics				(1194)

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Koran -- Appreciation.