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Understanding The History Through Updated Narrative Analysis

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Abstract

In this chapter, Abu al-Tabari’s The History is subjected to further textual analysis in the interests of maximizing understanding of its central purpose and importance to Islam. Updated textual and philosophical theory is employed in analysing the narrative as a contested ideological text, as a patterned and representational text and as a moral imaginative text, around all of which there are vital contemporary theoretical tools that are relevant to the intentions of this book.

Keywords

Ideological Texts Representational Text Moral Imagination Ideological Trap Communicative Horizons 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  2. 2.University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia

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