SOME STANDARD AND NOT SO STANDARD WORKS ON MEDIEVAL JEWISH AND ISLAMIC EXEGESIS
 
 
 

Medieval Jewish Exegesis 

J.L. Kugel, The Bible As It Was (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997) 1-49; 549-60.
J.C. Reeves, "Scriptural Authority in Early Judaism," in Living Traditions of the Bible: Scripture in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Practice (ed. J.E. Bowley; St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1999) 63-84.
M.D. Herr, "Midrash," EncJud 11.1507-14.
A. Dotan, "Masorah," EncJud 16.1402-82.

 H. Lazarus-Yafeh, Intertwined Worlds: Medieval Islam and BibleCriticism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992).
E.I.J. Rosenthal, "The Study of the Bible in Medieval Judaism," in idem, Studia Semitica (2 vols.; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971) 1.244-71.
Idem, "Anti-Christian Polemic in Medieval Bible Commentaries," in ibid., 1.165-85.
I. Sonne, "Biblical Criticism in the Middle Ages," in Freedom and Reason: Studies in Philosophy and Jewish Culture in Memory of Morris Raphael Cohen (ed. S.W. Baron, et al.; New York: Conference on Jewish Relations, 1951) 438-46.
F.E. Greenspahn, "Biblical Scholars, Medieval and Modern," in Judaic Perspectives on Ancient Israel (ed. J. Neusner, et al.; Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987) 245-58.
A. Funkenstein, "Medieval Exegesis and Historical Consciousness," in idem, Perceptions of Jewish History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993) 88-130.
E. Touitou, "Rashi’s Commentary on Genesis 1-6 in the Context of Judeo-Christian Controversy," Hebrew Union College Annual 61 (1990) 159-83.

M. Saperstein . Jewish preaching, 1200-1800: an anthology. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1989.
 
 
 

Medieval Islamic Exegesis

Gätje, Helmut. The Qur'ân and its Exegesis. Translated and edited by Alford T. Welch. Repr. 1971, Oxford: Oneworld, 1997.

Hawting, G. R. and Abdul Kader A. Shareef. Approaches to the Qur'ân. London and New York:

Routledge, 1993.

Rippin, Andrew. "The Present Status of Tafsir Studies," Muslim World lxxii(1982): 224-38. ________. The Exegetical Genre of asbâb al-nuzûl: A Bibliographical and Terminological Survey." BSOAS68.1(1985):1-15.

________. "The Function of asbâb al-nuzûl in Qur'ânic Exegesis." BSOAS 51(1988):1-20.

________. "Al-Zarkashi and al-Suyuti on the Function of the "Occasions of Revelation" Material." Islamic Culture Vol.109, no.3 (July 1985):243-258.

________. "Reading the Qur'ân with Richard Bell." JAOS 112.4(1992): 1-16.

Rippin, Andrew. "Studying Early Tafsir Texts." Der Islam 72:2(1995):310-323.

________. "Tafsîr Ibn 'Abbâs and Criteria for Dating Early Tafsîr Texts. JSAI 18(1994): 38-84.

________. Approaches to the History of the Interpretation of the Qur'ân. Oxford: 1988.

Wild, S. The Qurân As Text: Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Science, Vol 27. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1997.