On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:00:02 PM UTC+11, Yusuf B Gursey wrote:
> the division into surahs may indeed have gone to the time of the
> Sanaa 1 and the Origins of the Qur'an
> Der Islam Bd. 87, S. 1=96129 (2012)
> Behnam Sadeghi and Mohsen Goudarzi
> Stanford University / Harvard University
Thanks Yusuf for posting that.
I managed to find the full paper - it's quite extensive (129 pages) but
sounds like it is very significant for some of these discussions regarding
the history of the recording of the Qur'an.
I hope to have a chance to read the complete paper.
Just as an interesting historical note, one of the authors, Behnam Sadeghi
is one of the co-founders of Soc.religion.islam (back when he was still a