The Resource The Enlightenment Qur''an : The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam, (electronic resource)

The Enlightenment Qur''an : The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam, (electronic resource)

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The Enlightenment Qur''an : The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam
Title
The Enlightenment Qur''an
Title remainder
The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Iconoclastic and fiercely rational, the European Enlightenment witnessed the birth of modern Western society and thought. Reason was sacrosanct and for the first time, religious belief and institutions were open to widespread criticism. In this groundbreaking book, Ziad Elmarsafy challenges this accepted wisdom to argue that religion was still hugely influential in the era. But the religion in question wasn't Christianity <U+0150> it was Islam. Charting the history of Qur'anic translations in Europe during the 18th and early 19th Centuries, Elmarsafy shows that a number of key enlightenment figures
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Elmarsafy, Ziad
Dewey number
297.09409032
Index
no index present
LC call number
BP131.14 .E46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Enlightenment -- Europe
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
  • Europe -- Religion -- 18th century
  • Europe -- Religion -- 19th century
  • Islam -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
  • Islam -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
  • Qur''an -- Translating -- History
  • Religion and science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
  • Religion and science -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
  • Enlightenment
  • Religion and science
  • Religion and science
  • Islam
  • Islam
  • RELIGION / Islam / General
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
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The Enlightenment Qur''an : The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam, (electronic resource)
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http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6EE44D2C-47E7-479E-81A9-9E757BD86EDA
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  • This is an Overdrive title
  • Description based upon print version of record
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Translators and Translations of the Qur'ān; 2. Sale, Marracci, and the Representation of Islam; 3. Translating Christ and Christianity; 4. Voltaire: Muhammad and Moses, Opposition and Identification; 5. Rousseau and the Language of the Legislator; 6. Savary, Napoleon, and Egypt: Visions of Prophecy and Conquest; 7. Goethe: Poetry and Prophecy, from Mahomet to World Literature; Afterword; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; Index of Qur'ānic Verses
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ocn891445791
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (489 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780744858
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EE44D2C-47E7-479E-81A9-9E757BD86EDA
System control number
(OCoLC)891445791
Label
The Enlightenment Qur''an : The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6EE44D2C-47E7-479E-81A9-9E757BD86EDA
Publication
Note
  • This is an Overdrive title
  • Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Translators and Translations of the Qur'ān; 2. Sale, Marracci, and the Representation of Islam; 3. Translating Christ and Christianity; 4. Voltaire: Muhammad and Moses, Opposition and Identification; 5. Rousseau and the Language of the Legislator; 6. Savary, Napoleon, and Egypt: Visions of Prophecy and Conquest; 7. Goethe: Poetry and Prophecy, from Mahomet to World Literature; Afterword; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; Index of Qur'ānic Verses
Control code
ocn891445791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (489 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780744858
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EE44D2C-47E7-479E-81A9-9E757BD86EDA
System control number
(OCoLC)891445791

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