Title

Review of The Qur'an's Self-Image: Writing and Authority in Islam's Scripture by Daniel A. Madigan

Document Type

Book Review

Department

History (CMC)

Publication Date

2003

Abstract

According to Madigan, two influential theories about the kitab that must be rejected are those of G. Widengren and R. Bell. Madigan reminds us that in ancient Near Eastern mythologies writing was a well-established means of communication from God to man.

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