The silent Qurʼan and the speaking Qurʼan : scriptural sources of islam between history and fervor / Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi ; with contributions by Etan Kohlberg and Hasan Ansari ; translated by Eric Ormsby.

This is the first book to evaluate the writing of Islam's major scriptural sources within the context of the bloody conflicts that surrounded the succession of the Prophet. Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi rebuilds a Shi'ite understanding of Islam's early history and the genesis of its holy s...

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Main Author: Amir-Moezzi, Mohammad Ali (Author)
Other Authors: Kohlberg, Etan (Contributor), Anṣārī, Ḥasan, 1970 or 1971- (Contributor), Ormsby, Eric L. (Eric Linn), 1941- (Translator)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Online Access:Click for online access
Uniform Title:Coran silencieux et le coran parlant.
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • A Word to the Reader
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Violence and Scripture in the Book of Sulaym ibn Qays
  • 2. Qur'anic Recensions and Political Tendencies: Al-Sayyārī and His Book of Revelation and Falsification
  • 3. The Necessity of Hermeneutics: On the Qur'anic Commentary of al-Ḥibarī
  • 4. The Emergence of Gnosis: A Monograph on Knowledge Compiled by al-Ṣaffār al-Qummī
  • 5. Perfecting a Religion: Remarks on al-Kulaynī and His Summa of Traditions
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index