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The Qur’an in History. The History of the Qur’an. From Canonization to Critique and Semantic Hermeneutics

A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444), with Marco Demichelis as guest editor.

Extract of the presentation:

The Issue would like to explore the correlation between the Qur’an, the word of God that through the Archangel Gabriel was inspired by God to Muhammad in the first half of the 7th century, and the historical events that in different ways have affected its understanding and interpretation during the thirteen centuries of Islamic history. The main idea is to work on specific verses, precise suwar (part of them), or singular words through a historicized hermeneutical approach which could frame and share facets, insights, and makings which have settled the understanding of this revelation in a specific phase of Islam and human history.

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Un numéro spécial de la revue Religions (ISSN 2077-1444), co-dirigé par Marco Demichelis.

Extrait de la présentation :

Ce numéro souhaite explorer la corrélation entre le Coran, la parole de Dieu qui, par l’intermédiaire de l’archange Gabriel, a été inspirée par Dieu à Mahomet dans la première moitié du 7e siècle, et les événements historiques qui, de différentes manières, ont influencé sa compréhension et son interprétation au cours des treize siècles de l’histoire de l’Islam. L’idée principale est de travailler sur des versets spécifiques, des suwar précis (une partie de ceux-ci) ou des mots singuliers par une approche herméneutique historicisée qui pourrait encadrer et partager les facettes, les idées et les faits qui ont établi la compréhension de cette révélation dans une phase spécifique de l’Islam et de l’histoire humaine.

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