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Spoken Sound
Author Lawrence, Bruce B.

Title The Qur'an [sound recording] / Bruce Lawrence.

Imprint [United States] : Tantor Media, p2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Audiobook CD  CD AB 297.1 Law    ---  Available
Edition Unabridged.
Description 4 sound discs (300 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents Arab core -- The prophet Muhammad: merchant and messenger -- The prophet Muhammad: organizer and strategist - Aishah: Muhammad's wife and custodian of his memory -- The Dome of the Rock: Jerusalem landmark, Qur'anic icon -- Early commentaries -- Ja'far as-Sadiq: Shi'ite Imam and Qur'anic exegete -- Abu Ja'far at-Tabari: Sunni historian and Qur'anic exegete -- Later interpretations -- Robert of Ketton: polymath translator of the Qur'an -- Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi: visionary interpreter of divine names -- Jalal ad-din Rumi: author of the Persian Qur'an -- Asian echoes -- Taj Mahal: gateway to the Qur'anic vision of paradise -- Ahmad Khan: Indian educator and Qur'an commentator -- Muhammad Iqbal: Pakistani poet inspired by Qur'anic motifs -- Global accents -- W.D. Mohammed: Qur'an as guide to racial equality -- Osama bin Laden: Qur'an as mandate for jihad -- AIDS victims and sick women: Qur'an as prescription for mercy.
Performer Read by Michael Prichard.
Summary An authoritative introduction to the sacred text reveals how it represents Islam, describing the origins of the faith in seventh-century Arabia while offering insight into how the Qur'an remains a pivotal influence on modern society and politics.
System Details Compact discs.
Subject Qur'an -- Evidences, authority, etc.
Qur'an -- Commentaries -- History and criticism.
Added Author Prichard, Michael (Michael J.)
ISBN 1400103878

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