Final commentary: What is the Qurʾān?

Nora S. Eggen

Quran, Qur'anic literacy , Islam


The Qurʾān is often described as a holy book revered by Muslims. While this is a functional description on one level, taking into consideration the inherent structures and flexibilities in the text, as well as its discursive nature, its interpretation and reception, it may in a more comprehensible way be described as a hypertext.

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