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Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy

@inproceedings{Brown2014MisquotingMT,
  title={Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy},
  author={Jonathan A. C. Brown},
  year={2014}
}
The question of interpretation is the fulcrum about which all textual traditions turn, whether religious or secular. Here the author is concerned with the ‘choices and challenges’ presented by the Islamic canon – a composite of the Qur’an and the Prophetic legacy – and the storied history of its interpretation(s). Starting with the premise that the Muslim scholarly tradition is as deserving of respect as any other, Brown accompanies us through the winding lanes of scriptural exegesis, asking… 
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