An Interpretation of the Qurʼan

An Interpretation of the Qurʼan

English Translation of the Meanings : A Bilingual Edition

Paperback - 2004
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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

Publisher: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 2004.
Edition: Bilingual ed., 1st U.S. pbk. ed..
ISBN: 9780814727249
Characteristics: xi, 645 p. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fakhry, Majid
NYU Press


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