The Quran: A Biography (A Book that Shook the World) (BOOKS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD)

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Traces the history of the Qur'an from its first enunciation by the angel Gabriel to the Prophet Mohammed in 7th century Arabia. This book analyses the meaning it has acquired since its creation and its significance as the compass of spiritual insight.

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Bruce Lawrence is a professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of the award winning Defenders of God: The Fundamentalist Revolt against the Modern World, Shattering the Myth: Islam Beyond Violence, and editor of the acclaimed Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama bin Laden. He is the author of The Qu'ran: A Biography (2006), one of The Books that Shook the World series.

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