Religion & Spirituality:Islam
EP.9--Religion: What is the Qur'an?
This episode of the podcast is the first part of a short introduction to the scripture of Islam known as the Qur'an (Koran). Where does the term Qur'an come from? What is a Mus-haf? How is the Qur'an organized? What are the contents of the Qur'an? Sources and Recommended Readings: The Qur'an: a Beginner's Guide by Farid Esack Major Themes of the Qur'an by Fazlur Rahman The Koran: a Very Short Introduction by Michael Cook The Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an by Jane McAuliffe (editor) The Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an by Christopher Buck (editor) The Qur'an: a New Translation by Tarif Khalidi The Qur'an: an Introduction by Abdullah Saeed The Qur'an in its Historical Setting by Gabriel Said Reynolds (editor) Approaching the Qur'an: the Early Revelations by Michael Sellsview more
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