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The Qur'an by Tarif Khalidi

The Qur'an (original 1861; edition 2010)

by Tarif Khalidi

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Title:The Qur'an
Authors:Tarif Khalidi (Translator)
Info:Penguin Classics (2010), Hardcover, 560 pages
Collections:Your library, Religion

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al Qur'an 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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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. ( )
  AliceAnna | Oct 22, 2014 |
The Holy Quran
  adamjohnson1996 | Mar 31, 2013 |
Selected leaves from this manuscript are part of The Papyri Pages Exhibit.

They can be viewed at Indonesian Qur'an
  papyri | Nov 16, 2008 |
E-books III
  davidweigel | Nov 1, 2008 |
In Arabic. A small metal loop is sewn to the back cover so the book may be worn around as a locket. This copy is in mint condition and is still in it's original cardboard, boxed container.
  fredheid | Mar 6, 2006 |
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Qur'anprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Qur'anmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Chiussi, ItaloTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Henning, MaxTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hofmann, Murad WilfriedTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Majaron, ErikTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pickthall, MarmadukeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Je la nomo de Allah, la Donema, la Pardonema.
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The Koran (Quran) in Esperanto translation.
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