Some Aspects of Islamic Allegory

2017-05-12T02:18:24Z (GMT) by Nelly Lahoud
his paper explores the interplay between the literal sense of the <i>Qur’ãn</i> and the various allegorical interpretations (<i>ta’wîl</i>) of many of its verses. It draws on the esoteric and the exoteric interpretations the Scripture lends itself to.