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Everyday Life, Qurʾān In
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The topic of religion in everyday life has become a subject of increasing interest for historians and social scientists alike. The role of scripture, however, in everyday life has hardly been studied. “Everyday life” is not, it should be said, as obviously or immediately discernible as one might suppose, but entails a variety of complex activities of in…

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Zayd, Nasr Hamid Abu, “Everyday Life, Qurʾān In”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00057>

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