TOTTOLI (Roberto), Biblical Prophets in the Qur’an and Muslim Literature, Richmond, RoutledgeCurzon, ("Routledge Studies in the Qur’an"), 2002, XIII+213 p. Biblio. Index. ISBN 0-7007-1394-8 Titre original : I profeti biblici nella tradizione islamica Brescia, Paideia, ("Studi biblici"), 1999, 225 p. ISBN 88-394-0577-1
This book explains what the Muslim tradition has to say about Biblical figures. The first part deals with the Qur’anic treatment of the subject, giving a full analysis of the features and characteristics of the narrative parts of the text dealing with Biblical prophets, along with an analysis of the Qur’anic concept of prophetology. The second part of the book is dedicated to the general Muslim literature dealing with the prophets. This is a literary history touching on various genres of Muslim literature. It also gives many passages in translation, and provides a study of the motifs and contents of the traditions.
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Part 1 is a comprehensive study of the Qur’anic data about each prophet, with a full portrait of every figure and dealing also with all the major scholarly literature on the subject and with the Qur’anic concept of prophetology. Part 2 is a history and study of the general Muslim literature dealing with the prophets.
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