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An Interpretation of the Qur'an: English Translation of the Meanings

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Publisher Comments:

"The dual column format allows readers to make careful verse-by-verse comparisons between languages."

Islamic Horizons

"[This translation] succeeds in expressing the meaning of the original Arabic in simple, readable English."

Publishers Weekly

To followers of Islam, the Qur'an is the literal word of God, revealed through Muhammad, the last of the line of prophets, containing all that is necessary to lead a life of righteousness.

This new bilingual edition, approved by Al-Azhar University, the chief center of Islamic and Arabic learning in the world, offers a comprehensive and accurate rendering of the Qur'an into modern English. The clear, rigorous translation, one of the only English translations available by a native Arabic speaker, is laid out here in dual column format directly opposing the Arabic text to allow the reader to make careful verse by verse comparisons.

• approved by Al-Azhar University, Cairo

• easy-to-read translation into modern English

• index of surahs (chapters)

• English and Arabic headers

• verse numbers within text in English and Arabic

• explanatory footnotes in English

Synopsis:

Based on a wealth of Arab, Western, and Eastern European sources and spanning the entire history of Saudi Arabia, Alexei Vassiliev's account will stand as the definitive account of the Arabian peninsula's dominant state.

Synopsis:

To followers of Islam, the Qur'an is the literal word of God, revealed through Muhammad, the last of the line of prophets, containing all that is necessary to lead a life of righteousness.

This new bilingual edition, approved by Al-Azhar University, the chief center of Islamic and Arabic learning in the world, offers a comprehensive and accurate rendering of the Qur'an into modern English. The clear, rigorous translation, one of the only English translations available by a native Arabic speaker, is laid out here in dual column format directly opposing the Arabic text to allow the reader to make careful verse by verse comparisons.

• approved by Al-Azhar University, Cairo

• easy-to-read translation into modern English

• index of surahs (chapters)

• English and Arabic headers

• verse numbers within text in English and Arabic

• explanatory footnotes in English

About the Author

Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut and has previously held posts at universities in the Middle East and the U.S., including Associate Professor at Georgetown University. His many publications include Ethical Theories in Islam, Philosophy, Dogma, and the Impact of Greek Thought in Islam and A History of Islamic Philosophy. He was born in Lebanon and now lives in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814727249
Translator:
Fakhry, Majid
Publisher:
New York University Press
Translator:
Fakhry, Majid
Author:
Vassiliev, Alexei
Author:
Fakhry, Majid
Author:
Fakh
Author:
ry, Majid
Location:
New York
Subject:
Islam - Koran & Sacred Writings
Subject:
Koran
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Middle East
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Arabic
Pages:
658
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Based on a wealth of Arab, Western, and Eastern European sources and spanning the entire history of Saudi Arabia, Alexei Vassiliev's account will stand as the definitive account of the Arabian peninsula's dominant state.
"Synopsis" by , To followers of Islam, the Qur'an is the literal word of God, revealed through Muhammad, the last of the line of prophets, containing all that is necessary to lead a life of righteousness.

This new bilingual edition, approved by Al-Azhar University, the chief center of Islamic and Arabic learning in the world, offers a comprehensive and accurate rendering of the Qur'an into modern English. The clear, rigorous translation, one of the only English translations available by a native Arabic speaker, is laid out here in dual column format directly opposing the Arabic text to allow the reader to make careful verse by verse comparisons.

• approved by Al-Azhar University, Cairo

• easy-to-read translation into modern English

• index of surahs (chapters)

• English and Arabic headers

• verse numbers within text in English and Arabic

• explanatory footnotes in English

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