Moses in the Qurʾan
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Moses in the Qurʾan finite and infinite dimensions of prophecy by Anthony H. Johns

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Published by Published for the Charles Strong Trust by the Australian Association for the Study of Religions in Bedford Park, S. Astr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Moses -- (Biblical leader) -- Islamic interpretations.,
  • Moses (Biblical leader) in the Koran.,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Judaism.,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Islam.,
  • Prophecy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A.H. Johns.
SeriesCharles Strong Memorial lecture -- 1982, Charles Strong Memorial Trust lecture -- 1982.
ContributionsCharles Strong Memorial Trust, Australian Association for the Study of Religions.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP133.7.M67 J65 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20960494M

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Besides the biblical five books of Moses (Pentateuch), there are other writings ascribed to Moses (pseudepigraphically no doubt). The so-called Sixth and Seventh books of Moses in particular consists of a collection of texts which purport to explain the magic whereby Moses won the biblical magic contest with the Egyptian priest-magicians, parted the Red Sea, and other miraculous feats. The Qurʾan mentions the Torah, the Zabur ("psalms") and the Injil ("gospel") as being revealed by God to the prophets Moses, David and Jesus respectively in the same way the Qurʾan was revealed to Mohammed, the final prophet of God according to r, Muslims generally view these books (i.e the Bible, or parts of it) as having been corrupted, altered and interpolated over time.   Mary In The Qurʾan: Rereading Subversive Births in Sacred Tropes: Tanakh, New Testament, Abraham, and Moses. Yet most biblical scholars are unfamiliar with the rich contents of Islamicate scriptural lore. The nine essays in the present volume, all from scholars who center their research on the intersections of Jewish, Christian, and Cited by: 1. The Quran mentions the Torah, the Zabur ("Psalms") and the Injil ("Gospel") as being revealed by God to the prophets Moses, David and Jesus respectively in the same way the Quran was revealed to Muhammad, the final prophet and messenger of God according to r, Muslims generally view these books (i.e the Bible, or parts of it) as having been corrupted, altered and interpolated over.

  In places the Qurʾan seems to say that the only thing that distinguishes it from earlier revelations is its language: “Before it the Book of Moses was a guide and a mercy, and this is a Book which confirms it, in the Arabic language” (Q ). Here we begin to understand why the Qurʾan cares so much about its Arabic-ness. In this book Ramon Harvey undertakes a thematic reading, focused on discovering in the Qurʾān an underlying theory of societal justice. He promises a fresh return to the text, aiming to reveal the rationale underlying ‘legal details’—the ḥikma underlying the r, he does not make the mistake of ignoring the history of Islamic thought in the misguided (nevertheless, common Author: Edward Moad. On books and reading among the earliest Christian communities, see Harry Y. Gamble, Books and Readers in the Early Church (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, ). Basic information and extended bibliography can be found in the relevant articles in . So Moses threw his staff and—lo and behold!—it was a snake, clear to all The leaders among Pharaoh’s people said, “This man is a learned sorcerer!” —Qurʾan –9. This book was born out of a casual conversation that first puzzled and then intrigued me.