By Khaleel Mohammed

ISBN-10: 0739197150

ISBN-13: 9780739197158

In bankruptcy 38:21-25, the Qur’an relates a really brief narrative in regards to the biblical King David’s looking and receiving God’s forgiveness. The earliest Muslim exegetes interpreted the qur’anic verses as bearing on the Hebrew Bible’s tale of David’s adultery with Bathsheba, as similar in 2 Samuel 12:1-13. Later Muslims, in spite of the fact that, having built the idea that of prophetic impeccability, appreciably reinterpreted these verses to teach David as blameless of any wrongdoing on account that, within the Muslim culture, he's not just a king, yet a prophet besides. David within the Muslim culture: The Bathsheba Affair outlines the process of the Qur’an to shared scriptures, and offers a close examine the improvement of the exegetical culture and the criteria that motivated such exegesis. by means of setting up 4 precise sessions of exegesis, Khaleel Mohammed examines the main recognized causes in each one stratum to teach the metamorphosis from blame to exculpation. He exhibits that the Muslim improvement isn't really detailed, yet is particularly a lot in following the Jewish and Christian traditions, in which the same sanitization of David’s photo has happened.

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