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at the time of the author's death, this publication features selected verses that have been culled from previously unpublished writings.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.
|Publisher:||Islamic Texts Society|
|Series:||Islamic Texts Society Bks.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Martin Lings is a former keeper of Oriental manuscripts at the British Museum, a former professor of Shakespeare at Cairo UniversityEgypt, 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?