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Islamic Studies: Quranic Exegesis

Selected resources for studying Islam and the diverse perspectives of Muslims.

Dictionaries, Concordances and Commentaries relating to the Qur’an.

  • A Concordance is an index that lists words from the Qur’an alphabetically and gives you information on where you may find the passages in the Qur’an where the words occur.
  • A Commentary offers a critical explanation or interpretation of a Quranic passage, sura or text.
  • A Dictionary is a reference work containing encyclopedic entries related to the Qur’an, typically concerning people, places, customs, and doctrine.

Concordances and commentaries can be found in the boxes on the left side of the page.

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Commentaries at Ireland Library

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Overviews and Introductions

Interpreting the Qur'an

Context of the Qur'an in a Modern World

Subject Guide

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Curt LeMay
Library Director / Theological Librarian
The Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library
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Office - 101 Ireland Library
Library Liaison for Theology
Telephone: 651-962-5451
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Hadith Commentaries

Law (Shar'iah): Monographs at Schoenecker Law Library (UST)

Interfaith Interpretations