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              Books by Muhammad Abdel Haleem

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              Exploring the Qur'an: Context and Impact
               

              Exploring the Qur'an: Context and Impact (Hardback)

              By Haleem, Muhammad Abdel

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              The teachings, style and impact of the Qur'an have always been matters of controversy, among both Muslims and non-Muslims. But in a modern context of intercultural sensitivity, what the Qur'an says and means are perhaps more urgent questions than ever before. This major new book ...by one of the world's finest Islamic scholars responds to that urgency. Building on his earlier groundbreaking work, the author challenges misinterpretations of particular Qur'anic verses from whatever quarter. He addresses the infamous 'sword' verse, frequently cited as a justification for jihad. He also questions the 'tribute' verse, associated with the Muslim state subjugating Jews and Christians; and the idea of Paradise in the Qur'an, often viewed by the West as emphasising merely physical pleasures, or used by Islamic fighters as their just reward for holy war. The author argues that wrenching the verses out of the context of the whole has led to dangerous ideologies being built on isolated phrases which have then assumed afterlives of their own. This nuanced, holistic reading has vital interfaith ramifications.
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              ISBN 9781780763651
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Criminal Justice in Islam: Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a
               

              Criminal Justice in Islam: Judicial Procedure in the Shari'a (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Haleem, Muhammad Abdel; By Sharif, Adel Omar; Daniels, Kate

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              An array of judicial talent considers all aspects of Islamic criminal procedure with the firm emphasis on its practical application in modem states today.

              ISBN 9781788310628
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style
                

              Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style (Paperback)

              By Haleem, Muhammad Abdel

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              Examines the background to the development of the surahs (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and the construction of the Qur'an itself. Author shows that popular conceptions of Islamic attitudes to women, marriage and divorce, war and society, differ radically from the true teachin...gs of the Qur'an.
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              ISBN 9781845117894
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2010
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage
                

              Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage (Paperback)

              By Badawi, Elsaid M.; Haleem, Muhammad Abdel

              • RRP: $325.99
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              • Pub Date
                23 Apr 20

              The Qur'an is the living source of all Islamic teaching, and is of singular importance to those interested in Islam and the study of religions. Despite this, there exists a long-felt lack of research tools for English first-language speakers who wish to access the Qur'an in the o...riginal Arabic. The Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is the first comprehensive, fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur'anic Studies. Based on Classical Arabic dictionaries and Qur'an commentaries, this work also emphasises the role of context in determining the meaning-scatter of each vocabulary item. Illustrative examples from Qur'anic verses are provided in support of the definitions given for each context in which a particular word occurs, with cross-references to other usages. Frequently occurring grammatical particles are likewise thoroughly explained, insofar as they are used in conveying various nuances of meaning in the text.
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              ISBN 9789004430822
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2020
              Publisher Brill
              Interest Age 19+ years
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