The Koran For Dummies
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.