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Re: Encyclopedia of Quran
By:Syed Habib
Date: Monday, 25 January 2010, 9:22 pm
In Response To: Re: Encyclopedia of Quran (Naushad P.)

I attended a session on this as the chief Editior Mr Muzzafar Siddiqi is based in Edmonton.His reasons for the Encylopedia (it is his brainchild) is to provide a 100% Muslim Scholarly input on the various topics.Interestingly I came to know at this meeting that around 80% of scholars to the current Brills Encyclopedia of the Quran are nonmuslims.(did anybody on the forum knew this?)

So the idea is to get all muslim scholars to write the commentriesafter their on research which will then be translated to English.So its a massive undertaking in terms of effort,time and Finance.I am not sure whether the members of the board have read the QXP
Syed Habib, MD

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Encyclopedia of Quran
Syed Habib -- Saturday, 23 January 2010, 10:45 pm
Re: Encyclopedia of Quran
*Dr Shabbir -- Sunday, 24 January 2010, 8:49 pm
Re: Encyclopedia of Quran
Naushad P. -- Monday, 25 January 2010, 4:51 am
Re: Encyclopedia of Quran
Syed Habib -- Monday, 25 January 2010, 9:22 pm