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Title Classical Islam : a sourcebook of religious literature / edited and translated by Norman Calder, Jawid Mojaddedi and Andrew Rippin
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 364 pages :) : illustrations, map
Contents The Qur'an -- The life of Muhammad -- Hadith -- Religious history -- Qur'anic interpretation -- Theology and philosophy -- Law -- Sufism
Summary This definitive sourcebook presents more than sixty authoritative new translations of key Islamic texts. Edited and translated by three leading specialists, Classical Islam features eight thematically-linked sections covering the Qur'ān and its interpretation, the life of Muhammad, hadīth, law, theology, mysticism and Islamic history. The new edition has been expanded to cover a fuller range of material illustrating the growth of Islamic thought from its seventh-century origins through to the end of the medieval period. It includes illustrations, a glossary, extensive bibliography and explanatory prefaces for each text. Classical Islam is an essential resource for the study of early and medieval Islam and its legacy
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from more than one language
Print version record
Subject Islamic literature -- Sources
Islamic literature -- History and criticism.
Islamic literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Calder, Norman.
Mojaddedi, J. A. (Jawid Ahmad)
Rippin, Andrew, 1950-2016.
LC no. 2012017151
ISBN 0203083687