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Introduction

Moncef Ben Abdeljelil

in Islam

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780748639670
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653188 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639670.003.0001
Introduction

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This book examines the message of Islam through two phenomena: the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad. It discusses the specificities of Islam by highlighting the function of religion as a means of explaining the enigmas of human existence. This introductory chapter provides overviews of the prophecy of Muhammad; Muhammad as a seal of prophecy; and the history of Islam.

Keywords: Islam; Qur'an; Prophet Muhammad; religion; prophecy

Chapter.  9457 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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