The Qurʼanic narrative : the journey of life as told in the Qurʼan / Louay M. Safi

Author(s): Sạ̄fī, Luʼayy
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Subjects: Koran--Theology
Koran--Criticism, interpretation, etc
Life in the Koran
Religious life--Islam
Koran
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
LC Classification: B, BP
Physical Description: xvi, 212 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction
Pt. I. Spirit 1
1. Origin and Purpose 3
2. Divine Presence 11
3. Prophets of Transcendence 19
4. Engaging Religiosity 25
5. Trust in God 29
Pt. II. Faith 33
6. Revealed Guidance 35
7. Knowledge and Wisdom 43
8. Power of Choice 51
9. Faith and Infidelity 57
10. Calamity and Patience 63
Pt. III. Inner Peace 71
11. Gratitude and Praise 73
12. Reconnecting through Prayer 79
13. Moral Discipline and Fasting 85
14. Purification through Giving 89
15. Life's Ultimate Spiritual Journey 95
Pt. IV. Community Peace 101
16. Integrity 103
17. Humility and Pride 109
18. Moderation and Excess 119
19. Jihad for Peace 127
20. Shari'ah Principles 133
Pt. V. Universal Peace 139
21. Recognition and Equal Dignity 141
22. Responsible Freedom 149
23. Justice Is Paramount 157
24. Faith in Interfaith 161
25. Covenants and the Social Contract 167
Pt. VI. Eternal Peace 173
26. Life and Death 175
27. Salvation and Divine Judgment 181
Epilogue: Readers and Travelers 189
App. A. Surahs of the Qur'an 191
App. B. Chronology of the Qur'anic Surahs 195
App. C. Prophets and Revealed Books in the Qur'an 201
App. D. Interpreting and Translating the Qur'an 203
Glossary 205
Index 209
Notes: LCCN: 2008023721
ISBN: 9780313361999 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0313361991 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 227031538
ISBN/ISSN: 9780313361999
0313361991