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Book: Earth, Empire and Sacred Text

Chapter: Chapter 7 TAFSĪR OF Q. 2:30: CLASSICAL PERIOD

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19290


In this chapter, beginning with the early stage of qur’anic commentary and then follow- ing up with Heath’s three divisions, I try to show how various disciplines and historical contexts affected various Muslim understandings of Q. 2:30. I must add, however, that I will merely be scratching the sur- face, seeking only to illustrate in broad strokes some of the herme- neutical material of the previous chapters.


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  • David L. Johnston ( - book-auth-258) 'Yale University'