Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Koranic Allusions: The Biblical, Qumranian, and Pre-Islamic Background to the Koran - Ibn Warraq
In this anthology, the acclaimed critic of Islam Ibn Warraq has assembled scholarly articles that delve into these unusual, little-known sources. The contributors examine the connections between pre-Islamic poetry and the text of the Koran; and they explore similarities between various Muslim doctrines and ideas found in the writings of the Ebionites, a Jewish Christian sect that existed from the second to the fourth centuries. Also considered is the influence of Coptic Christian literature on the writing of the traditional biography of Muhammad. Amazon
File size: 8.5 MB
PS PDF version was converted from EPUB.