The Qurʾān in its historical context

  title={The Qurʾān in its historical context},
  author={Gabriel Said Reynolds},
Foreword D. Madigan. Notes on Contributors. List of Images. Map: Locations Cited in the Present Volume. Abbreviations. Introduction: Qur'anic Studies and its Controversies G.S. Reynolds Part 1: Linguistic and Historical Evidence 1. The Qur'an in Recent Scholarship - Challenges and Desiderata F. Donner 2. Epigraphy and the Linguistic Background to the Qur'an R. Hoyland 3. Reconstructing the Qur'an: Emerging Insights G. Bowering 4. Reconsidering the Authorship of the Qur'an. Is the Qur'an Partly… 
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