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Mohammad Arkoun’s theory of Qur'anic hermeneutics: a critique

Solihu, Abdul Kabir Hussain (2006) Mohammad Arkoun’s theory of Qur'anic hermeneutics: a critique. Intellectual Discourse, 14 (1). pp. 19-32. ISSN 0128-4878

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Mohammad Arkoun has been credited with the much needed attention to the Qur’anic hermeneutics. A Textual analysis of his writings shows that his major concern is the methodology of interpretation and that he studied the Qur’an for the sake of methodology. He questions the authenticity of the Qur’an as well as its truth claim. His presentation reads more like mathematics than a textual analysis. Consequently, his methodological discussion has been largely neglected

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4608/110
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mohammad Arkoun; Qur’anic hermeneutics; methodology of interpretation ;
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Abdul Kabir Hussain Solihu
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 13:38
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2011 13:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/110

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