The Holy Qur'an: Translations of Selected Verses

The Holy Qur'an: Translations of Selected Verses

by Martin Lings
     
 

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This translation is a short and accessible introduction to the Qur'an, written by a world-renowned scholar and Sufi master. A work in progress at the time of the author's death, this publication features selected verses that have been culled from previously unpublished writings. The translation emphasizes the

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This translation is a short and accessible introduction to the Qur'an, written by a world-renowned scholar and Sufi master. A work in progress at the time of the author's death, this publication features selected verses that have been culled from previously unpublished writings. The translation emphasizes the spirituality and universal message at the heart of the Qur'an, and on facing pages the original Arabic text is presented, giving readers the opportunity to read the translation while fully viewing the original sacred text.

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"A rare glimpse of how the English language can be skillfully crafted in order to convey...the Arabic revelation."  —Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi, founding editor, Islamic World Report

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903682531
Publisher:
Islamic Texts Society
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Islamic Texts Society Bks.
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Martin Lings is a former keeper of Oriental manuscripts at the British Museum, a former professor of Shakespeare at Cairo University–Egypt, an expert in Islamic manuscripts, and the author of Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, Return of the Spirit, Sufi Poems, and What Is Sufism?

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