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Literature and the Qurʾān
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This article deals with two main topics: the Qurʾān as literature, which focuses on the literary aspects of the Qurʾān, and the Qurʾān in literature, which focuses on the use of the Qurʾān in various Islamic literatures: Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, and Malay. For further and more comprehens…

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Kadi (al-Qāḍī), Wadad and Mir, Mustansir, “Literature and the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00109>

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