Ṣūfī commentaries on the Qurʼān in classical Islam

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Ṣūfī commentaries on the Qurʼān in classical Islam

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The Classical period of Islam, from the tenth to the fifteenth centuries, was the period in which the most influential commentaries on the Qur'an were written. Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam looks at the unique contributions of Sufis to this genre and how these contributions fit into the theological and exegetical discussions of the time." "Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam is the first comprehensive study of the contributions of Sufis to the genre of commentaries on the Qur'an and is essential reading for those with research interests in Sufism, Qur'anic exegesis and Islam.

Department

Religion

ISBN

978-0415483148

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Routledge

City

London

Keywords

Qur'an, Sufism

Disciplines

Islamic Studies

About the Author

BA, The New School. MA, PhD, New York University. Special interests include Sufism, Qur’anic exegesis, religion and media, and political theology. Author of Sufi Commentaries on the Qur’an in Classical Islam and numerous articles on mystical exegesis. Translator of Abu’l-Qasim al-Qushayri’s The Subtleties of Allusions (Part I) for The Great Commentaries on the Holy Qur’an Project. SLC, 2003–