What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters

  • 240 pages
  • 1101981040
  • Anglais
  • Format Kindle
What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters

ᥐ Uses of text ᗁ What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters ᦐ Kindle By Garry Wills ᧙ Wills has written perhaps the best introduction to the Quran that I know of elegant, insightful, even at times joyfulhis encounter with it is a pleasure to read for anyone as open to discovery as he is The New York TimesA useful and worthy interpretation that non Muslims will find illuminatingBest selling Wills stature will draw many readers BooklistA work of intimate and charitable interreligious dialogue Publishers WeeklyAdditional Praise for Garry Wills Garry Wills is not only one of the countrys most distinguished intellectuals but also one of its most provocative, bringing his learning to bear on great questions of history and contemporary politics The New York Times Book Review Americas greatest public intellectual Chicago Tribune Garry Wills is simultaneously one of this countrys leading public intellectuals and American Catholicisms most formidable lay scholar What makes Willss contribution unique in a country whose shelves of religious books these days overflow with vitriol, bombast and treacle is his singular combination of intellectual integrity and authentically unsentimental spirituality Los Angeles TimesAmericas leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay readers to the Quran with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient textGarry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity In What the Quran Meant, Wills invites readers to join him as he embarks on a timely and necessary reconsideration of the Quran, leading us through perplexing passages with insight and erudition What does the Quran actually say about veiling women Does it justify religious war There was a time when ordinary Americans did not have to know much about Islam That is no longer the case We blundered into the longest war in our history without knowing basic facts about the Islamic civilization with which we were dealing We are constantly fed false information about Islamclaims that it is essentially a religion of violence, that its sacred book is a handbook for terrorists There is no way to assess these claims unless we have at least some knowledge of the Quran In this book Wills, as a non Muslim with an open mind, reads the Quran with sympathy but with rigor, trying to discover why other non Muslimssuch as Pope Francisfind it an inspiring book, worthy to guide people down through the centuries There are many traditions that add to and distort and blunt the actual words of the text What Wills does resembles the work of art restorers who clean away accumulated layers of dust to find the original meaning He compares the Quran with other sacred books, the Old Testament and the New Testament, to show many parallels between them There are also parallel difficulties of interpretation, which call for patient explorationand which offer some thrills of discovery What the Quran Meant is the opening of a conversation on one of the worlds most practiced religions. 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