The Qur’ān and its world.

Автор / Автор-составитель: E.A. Rezvan

The Qur’ān and its world.

Год издания: 2012

ISBN: 978-5-88431-178-7

The electronic publication presents the first edition of “The Qur'an and Its World” by Efim Rezvan, published in 1996—99 as a series of articles in Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research . Russian enlarged and revised edition  [ISBN 978-5-85803-183-3] was published by “Peterburgskoe Vostokovedenie” in 2001. It is richly illustrated (over 100 color and black and white illustrations), approximately one-third larger than the journal variant and contains a CD-ROM which provides an overview of the various traditions of recitation of the Qur’an as well the data-base of the Qur’anic MSS from the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The book won the National Award “Book of the Year” (Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications of Russia and the Publishers' Association of Russia) (2001), received the UNESCO diploma as the best edition making a significant contribution to the culture of peace and nonviolence and dialogue among civilizations (2001) as well as the National Prize “The Book of the Year” of the Islamic Republic of Iran (2002).

Responses to journal publications of individual chapters:

“Fine collection, I am most impressed by it. Waiting for the separate publication.” Prof. Michael Carter, Norway.

“The new impetus for Qur’anic studies.” Prof. Andrew Rippin, Canada.

“My congratulations on your Qur’anic series! I already bound it separately”. Prof. Sergio Noja Noseda, Italy.

“I read it with great interest and attention. Exciting!” Dr. Christoph Heger, Germany.

Авторы статей: Rezvan E., Ушаков В.Д., Резван Е.А
The Qur’an and its world: I. The Problem of Reconstructing of the Ancient Arabian Cosmogonic and Anthropogenetic Lore. 
The Qur’an and its world: II. The Miracle of the Book (The Qur’an and pre‑islamic literature). 
The Qur’an and its world: III. “Echoings of Universal Harmonies” (Prophetic Revelation, Religious Inspiration, Occult Practice). 
The Qur’an and its world: IV. “Raise Not Your Voices Above the Prophet’s Voice” (Society, Power and Etiquette Norms). 
The Qur’an and its world: V. Language, the Unconscious and the “Real World”.
The Qur’an and its world: VI. Emergence of the Canon: the Struggle for Uniformity. 
The Qur’an and its world: VII. Talisman, Shield and Sword. 
The Qur’an and its world: VIII/1. Contra legem Saracenorum: the Qur’an in Western Europe. 
The Qur’an and its world: VIII/2. West‑Östlichen Divans: the Qur’an in Russia. 
The Qur’an and Its World: IX. The Triumph of Diversity: Muslim Exegesis.
Yet Another “‘Uthmanic Qur’an” (to the history of manuscript E-20 from the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies).
On the dating of the «‘Uthmanic Qur’an» from St. Petersburg.
New folios from “ ‘Uthmānic Qur’ān” I. (Library of Administration for Muslim affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan)