Notes on the semantic range of “deliverance” in the Quran

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Abstract

This article argues against the indiscriminate reading of Christian discursive categories into the Quran, taking the term “salvation” as its case in point. Rather than “salvation,” the word “deliverance” more adequately accounts for the complexity inherent in four closely related Arabic root structures employed throughout the Quran.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-367
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Oriental Society
Volume138
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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