The third and final volume of the "Livre des Haltes" of the Algerian ‘Abd al-Qâdir contains the chapters 299 to 372. It comprises 524 text pages and, in addition, the following indices: lexical index of subjects, index of proper names, index of qur'anic quotations, index of hadiths, index of logical and exegetical principles, index of remarks on the Arabic text (omissions, textual differences, corrections). A concise bibliography rounds off the volume.
Michel Lagarde, D.Litt. (1984) in Oriental Studies, University of Lyon II, the translator, is Professor of Arabic and Islam at the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Rome. He has published
Index du Grand Commentaire de Fahr al-Dīn al-Rāzī (Brill, 1996) and several articles related to the Koranic commentary and to Islamo-Christians relations.
Those interested in the history of religious and philosophical thought in general, as well as those interested in the history of Alger in particular.