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Angelika Neuwirth

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780199928958

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199928958.001.0001

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Stages of Communal Formation in the Early Meccan Period

Stages of Communal Formation in the Early Meccan Period

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(p.239) 7 Stages of Communal Formation in the Early Meccan Period
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The Qur'an and Late Antiquity
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Angelika Neuwirth

, Samuel Wilder
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0008

This chapter reviews the “communal development” that occurred over the course of the early Meccan period of the Qur’an’s proclamation. This proceeds from an early “psalmic” piety based largely around the vigil and the Prophet-biographical elements of the early suras to proclamations more focused on “warning” and reflections on writing and signs of creation.

Keywords:   vigil, communal formation, early Meccan, creation signs, psalmic piety

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