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An edition of Qur'anic Geography (2012)

Qur'anic Geography

A survey and evaluation of the geographical references in the Qu'ran with suggested solutions for various problems and issues.

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A review of all of the geographical references in the Qur'an. Some amazing conclusions that challenge the traditional view of Islam.

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix
Acknowledgements xi
Introduction 1
PART I Geographical Background to Arabia
Chapter 1 Geographical Locations in the Qur'ān 7
Chapter 2 The Founding of the Nations 17
PART II The People of ’Ad
Chapter 3 The People of ’Ad 30
Chapter 4 ’Ad in the Bible 40
Chapter 5 The Kings of ’Ad 55
Chapter 6 ’Ad and the Book of Job 61
Chapter 7 ’Ad and the Pharaohs 73
Chapter 8 ’Ad, Edom and the Hyksos 97
PART III The People of Midian
Chapter 9 The People of Midian 118
PART IV The People of Thamud
Chapter 10 The Kingdom of Thamud 131
Chapter 11 Thamudic Trade Routes 146
Chapter 12 The Thamudic Golden Age 166
Chapter 13 The Thamudic Kingdom Crumbles 173
Part V Pre-Islamic Arabia
Chapter 14 The Tribes of Arabia 187
Chapter 15 The City of Medina 213
Part VI Islam’s Holy City
Chapter 16 The Holy City 221
Chapter 17 The Qibla 238
Chapter 18 Archeological Evidence 251
Chapter 19 Literary Evidence 275
Chapter 20 Historical Evidence 302
Chapter 21 Navigation and Pre-Islamic Poetry 333
Chapter 22 The Abbāsid Writers 346
Chapter 23 The Case for Aqaba and Al-Aqṣa 357
Chapter 24 Qur'ānic Geography 370
Part VII Appendices
A Timeline of Early Islamic History 382
B Annotated Bibliography of Early Islamic Sources 414
C Early Qur'āns 435
D Bibliography of Secondary Source 442
E Index 460

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900 grams

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