Keys to the Arcana

Shahrastani's Esoteric Commentary on the Qur'an
Author(s): 
Mayer, Toby
ISBN: 
9780199533657
Date published: 
May 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

A scholarly edition of the twelfth century Qur'anic commentary by Mu.hammad b. 'Abd al-Karim al- Shahrast=an=i. Dr Toby Mayer presents the Arabic text with English translation, introduction and contextual notes. Shahrast=an=i uses a form of linguistic analysis to unearth the esoteric meanings of the Qur'anic verses.