The Resource God in the Qur'an, Jack Miles., (ebook)

God in the Qur'an, Jack Miles., (ebook)

Label
God in the Qur'an
Title
God in the Qur'an
Statement of responsibility
Jack Miles.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Reading this book could be a crucial step out of ignorance at a time of rising Islamophobia."-Ron Charles, The Washington Post From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of God: A Biography, an erudite, hugely informative portrait of the God of Islam, the world's second largest, fastest-growing, and perhaps most tragically misunderstood religion. Who is Allah? What makes Him unique? And what does He ask of those who submit to His teachings? In the spirit of his Pulitzer Prize-winning God, a trailblazing "biography" of the protagonist of the Old Testament, and Christ, his brilliant portrait of biblical Jesus, acclaimed religious scholar Jack Miles undertakes to answer these questions with his characteristic perspicacity, intelligence, and command of the subject. Miles depicts a "character" less mercurial than Yahweh, less ready to forgive than Christ, and yet emphatically part of their traditions. The God of the Qur'an revises and perfects: His purpose is to make whole what had been corrupted or lost from the practices and scriptures of the earlier Abrahamic religions. Setting passages from the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an side by side, Miles illuminates what is unique about Allah, His teachings and His temperament, and in doing so revises that which is false, distorted, or simply absent from our conception of the heart of Islam. Miles writes, "I hope [that by reading this book] you may find it a little easier to trust the Muslim next door, thinking of him as someone whose religion, after all, may not be so wildly unreasonable that someone holding to it could not be a trusted friend."
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1942-
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Miles, Jack
Dewey number
297.2/11
Index
index present
LC call number
BP134.G6
LC item number
M55 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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God (Islam)
Label
God in the Qur'an, Jack Miles., (ebook)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Of God, religion, and the violence of sacred scripture -- Adam and his wife -- Adam's son and his brother -- Noah -- Abraham and his father -- Abraham and his sons -- Joseph -- Moses -- Jesus and his mother -- Afterword: on the Qur±an as the word of God -- Of satan and the afterlife in the Bible and the Qur±an
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F64B78F8-2B83-4EC7-837F-64F024CEE9F2
System control number
  • on1065539884
  • (OCoLC)1065539884
Label
God in the Qur'an, Jack Miles., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Of God, religion, and the violence of sacred scripture -- Adam and his wife -- Adam's son and his brother -- Noah -- Abraham and his father -- Abraham and his sons -- Joseph -- Moses -- Jesus and his mother -- Afterword: on the Qur±an as the word of God -- Of satan and the afterlife in the Bible and the Qur±an
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F64B78F8-2B83-4EC7-837F-64F024CEE9F2
System control number
  • on1065539884
  • (OCoLC)1065539884

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