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The Koran For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5581-7
Paperback
388 pages
June 2004
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Introduction.

Part I: Revealing the Word of God: The Book.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Koran.

Chapter 2: From Revelation to Written Book.

Chapter 3: Mapping Out the Structure of the Book.

Chapter 4: Discovering the Language of the Koran.

Chapter 5: Relating the Koran to Abrahamic Revelations.

Part II: Searching for the Soul of the Koran.

Chapter 6: Interpreting the Koran.

Chapter 7: Understanding Interpretations of the Koran Today.

Part III: Seeing the Koranic Worldview.

Chapter 8: Meeting God, Prophets, and Mankind.

Chapter 9: Divining Nature, the Universe, and the Unseen.

Chapter 10: Taking the Koranic View of Other Faith Traditions.

Part IV: Living the Koran.

Chapter 11: Following in the Footsteps of Muhammad.

Chapter 12: Putting Meaning into Ritual.

Chapter 13: Understanding the Koranic View of Self.

Chapter 14: Achieving Koranic Ethics and Morality.

Chapter 15: Raising a Family the Koranic Way.

Part V: Relating the Koran to the World.

Chapter 16: Connecting the Koran to Society.

Chapter 17: Purifying Society through Islamic Law.

Chapter 18: Struggling for God: Jihad.

Chapter 19: Discussing Women in the Koran.

Chapter 20: The Koran and Modernity.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Misconceptions about the Koran.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Dig Deeper into the Koran.

Appendix A: Glossary of Koranic Terms.

Appendix B: Finding Prophets in the Koran.

Index.

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