The Biblical, Qumranian, and Pre-Islamic Background to the Koran
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Prometheus Books, Publishers|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $32.00|
| Book Description: |
"For anyone with an interest in the early history of Islam, this erudite anthology will prove to be informative and enlightening.
Scholars have long known that the text of the Koran shows evidence of many influences from religious sources outside Islam. For example, stories in the Koran about Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other characters from the Bible obviously come from the Jewish Torah and the Christian Gospels. But there is also evidence of borrowing in the Koran from more... More Description