In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’anA paraître
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|Editeur||Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press|
|Distributeur||Editions de Boccard|
The history of the text of the Qur’an has been a longstanding subject of interest within the field of Islamic Studies, but the debate has so far been focused on the Sunni traditions about the codices of Caliphs Abū Bakr and 'Uthmān b. 'Affān. Little to no attention has been given to the traditions on 'Alī b. Abī 'ālib’s collection of the Qur’an. This book examines both Shi'i and Sunni traditions on the issue, aiming to date them back to the earliest possible date and, if possible, verify thei...