Reading the Qur’an in English

Robert A. Campbell

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ISBN: 9781897009406

Reading the Qur’an in English

  Author:   Robert A. Campbell    
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

The unique beauty and richness of Islam’s sacred book calls out for it to be read and enjoyed by all. To be open to following the structural logic of the Qur’an, Western expectations about the use of narrative, description and dialogue should be set aside. Robert Campbell provides this introductory guide to help readers experience the Qur’an on its own terms. Following his guidance, in conjunction with reading an English language version of the Qur’an, can reveal a great deal about the nature of Islam and about how the Qur’an compares with other Abrahamic scriptures.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781897009406
Item CB0058
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onMarch 12 2009
Language eng
Pages 194
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5(in)
Shipping weight240(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Robert A. Campbell, PhD, teaches leadership in the MBA program at Cape Breton University. He has taught and lectured on various aspects of management, religion and sociology in university classrooms as well as in public settings. His published articles appear in such journals such as the Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Journal of Management Inquiry, Organization and Environment and The Leadership Quarterly. His interest in the foundations of leadership in Islam, resulted in two books on the subject of the Qur’an: Reading the Qur’an in English, An Introductory Guide and Women, War & Hypocrites: Studying the Qur’an, both from CBU Press.