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Post-Enlightenment Academic Study of the Qurʾān
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The modern study of the Qurʾān, meaning thereby “the critical dispassionate (i.e. non-polemical) search for knowledge, unconstrained by ecclesiastical institutional priorities” (Rippin, Qurʾan. Style and contents, xi n. 2), insofar as it is a living tradition of learning and the basis of all contemporary research, cannot be assessed in its entirety in a single entry…

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Schöller, Marco, “Post-Enlightenment Academic Study of the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00153>

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