The Miraculous Eloquence of the Qur'an: General Trajectories and Individual Approaches

@article{Vasalou2002TheME,
  title={The Miraculous Eloquence of the Qur'an: General Trajectories and Individual Approaches},
  author={Sophia Vasalou},
  journal={Journal of Qur'anic Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={4},
  pages={23-53}
}
  • Sophia Vasalou
  • Published 2002
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Qur'anic Studies
  • This paper aims at presenting a brief survey of the background of the doctrine of the inimitability of the Qur'an (icjāz) and the various lines along which the thesis was argued, as well as examining in greater detail the ideas of certain leading voices in the field. At the core of the doctrine are the verses of the Qur'an which issue a challenge (taḥaddī) to unbelievers to attempt to bring forth its like; their failure to do so must surely attest to the divine origin of the text and… CONTINUE READING
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