Cragg, The Event of the Qur’an, 1971

Cragg, Kenneth, 1971, The Event of the Qur’an, George Allen and Unwin, London, 208pp, £24.99, pb
Synopsis
When ‘The Event of the Qur’an’ was published in 1971, there were only a few introductions to the Qur’an. These introductions approached the Qur’an as a product of its seventh century Arabian context. Bishop Kenneth Cragg also understands the Qur’an through an Arabian context, but […]

Griffith, 2013, The Bible in Arabic

The Bible in Arabic: the scriptures of the ‘People of the Book’ in the language of Islam.  Griffith, S.  Princeton, NJ.  Princeton University Press.  2013. 255pp. £19.55. Hb
Synopsis
From the first centuries of Islam to well into the Middle Ages, Jews and Christians produced hundreds of manuscripts containing portions of the Bible in Arabic. Until recently, however, these translations remained largely […]