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7th-Century Mecca: Religion and Oral Tradition

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Introduction to the Qur’an

7th-Century Mecca: Religion and Oral Tradition

Taught by Professor Martyn Oliver | 23 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Ancient Mecca and its surroundings, into which the Qur’an was born, was a place founded economically and socially upon a diverse range of customs, traditions, and peoples. Examine the religious history of the region and the ways in which this cosmopolitan city undoubtedly influenced the messages of the Qur’an.


October 13, 2019