7th-Century Mecca: Religion and Oral Tradition
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Introduction to the Qur’an
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.