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The Qur'an by Tarif Khalidi

The Qur'an (original 1861; edition 2010)

by Tarif Khalidi (Translator)

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Title:The Qur'an
Authors:Tarif Khalidi (Translator)
Info:Penguin Classics (2010), Hardcover, 560 pages
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The Koran by Qur'an (1861)

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    An Abridged Koran by CSPI (EncompassedRunner)
    EncompassedRunner: Approaching the Koran without any background familiarity with Islam, particularly the traditions of Muhammad or Islamic history can result in the reader feeling confused, as the Koran is not arranged chronologically or topically, and for the most part there is not enough context in the Koran to give meaning to vague verses or to clarify seeming contradictions. CSPI's "An Abridged Koran" is helpful to read not instead of the Koran, but as a prelude to reading the full-length Koran and/or alongside the Koran, because it takes out redundant passages, orders the passages chronologically, and inserts from other Islamic texts (Hadith and Sira) context between the Koran verses, so that it all makes sense.… (more)

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I like the notes explaining important translation details and expanding on the backgound of many verses in my edition. The appendixes with additional information about topics as the Abbreviated Letters as great too. ( )
1 vote sadya | Mar 29, 2016 |
Interesting to read right now given the political climate. Although there are a few "kill the infidels" type passages, overall the tone is one of giving oneself up to the one and only God, although the consequences of not doing so will result in hellfire and brimstone, etc. Several passages in practical day to day living as well -- multiple wives (only if they can be treated equally - yeah, right), how to divide property after death, when and how divorce is allowed, etc. Overall, though, it does not condone anything remotely like 9/11. Actually the Qur'an calls for a fiery and miserable afterlife for Osama and his kind. ( )
1 vote AliceAnna | Oct 22, 2014 |
The Holy Quran
  adamjohnson1996 | Mar 31, 2013 |
2 vols, intact but covers loose, leather
  cassius2 | Nov 17, 2012 |
A preliminary discourse with explanatory notes taken from the most approved commentators.
  LASC | Oct 5, 2012 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Qur'anprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ali, Abdullah YusufTranslatormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Abdel Haleem, M. A. S.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ali, AhmedTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Arberry, Arthur JTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Aro, JussiTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chiussi, ItaloTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dawood, Nessim JosephTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fracassi, ArnaldoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hayek, Samir ElTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hämeen-Anttila, JaakkoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Henning, MaxTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hofmann, Murad WilfriedTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Irving, Thomas B.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jeffery, ArthurTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jones, AlanTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Khalidi, TarifTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Majaron, ErikTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mirza Abul-FadlTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ozek, AliTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ozturk, A. SerdarTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Palmer, E. H.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Persian, Ilaahie Qomshaie -Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pickthall, Marmaduke WilliamTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Qarai, Ali QuliTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rodwell, Rev. J. M.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ross, Sir Edward DenisonIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sale, GeorgeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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