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Mary in the Qur'an: Friend of God, Virgin, Mother
by Muna Tatari and Klaus Von Stosch
translated by Peter Lewis
Gingko Library, 2021
eISBN: 978-1-909942-63-9 | Cloth: 978-1-909942-62-2
Library of Congress Classification BP133.7.M35T3713 2021
Dewey Decimal Classification 297.246

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
A sensitive consideration of Mary, mother of Jesus, in the Qur’an.

An entire chapter (surah) is dedicated to her, and she is the only woman mentioned by name in the Qur’an—indeed, her name appears more frequently than that of either Muhammad or Jesus. From the earliest times to the present day, Mary, the mother of Jesus, continues to be held in high regard by Christians and Muslims alike, yet she has also been the cause of much tension between these two religions.
 
In this groundbreaking study, Muna Tatari and Klaus von Stosch painstakingly reconstruct the picture of Mary that is presented in the Qur’an and show how veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Roman Catholic Church intersects and interacts with the testimony of the Qur’an. This sensitive and scholarly treatise offers a significant contribution to contemporary interfaith dialogue.
 

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