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The Qur'an is text with no context

Reader comment on item: Arguing over "Can Islam Be Reformed?"
in response to reader comment: Less critical than just understandable

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 20, 2013 at 08:12

I'm not doubting in the least the importance of Sami al-Deeb's work all I'm saying is that I do not see how does it advance our understanding of what the Qur'an is really all about because it still remains and in the word of Peters "Text with no context" and in the words of Crone "an opaque revelation"


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