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Art and Architecture and the Qurʾān
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The relationship between the revealed scripture of Islam and attitudes towards art and architecture and the practice thereof will be discussed under three headings: 1. Qurʾānic references or allusions to art and architecture, including passages later cited with respect to artistic creativity, even if they were not initially so intended; 2. The …

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Grabar, Oleg, “Art and Architecture and the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00018>

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