Security and Belief in the Rhetoric of the Sermon

Patrick D. Gaffney

in The Prophet's Pulpit

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 1994 | ISBN: 9780520084711
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520914582 | DOI:
Security and Belief in the Rhetoric of the Sermon

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This chapter begins by examining a sermon that was preached on the special occasion of the visit of President Sadat to Minya in December 1978. This was the chief executive's first visit to this provincial. It examines the integrity of the revealed word; the Qur'an as source; the Qur'an and the Bible; and displaying Qur'anic reasoning. Looking also at a preacher named Shaykh Umar, this chapter addresses very specifically the principles that must be followed in order to correctly interpret the Qur'an.

Keywords: Bible; Qu'ran; President Sadat; Minya; Shaykh Umar

Chapter.  19094 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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