The Qur'an by Tarif Khalidi
(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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A landmark new translation of the sacred text of Islam? in an elegant deluxe edition

Literally ?the recitation,? The Qur?an is considered within the Muslim faith to be the infallible word of God. Tarif Khalidi, the foremost scholar of Islamic history and faith, provides a fresh English translation that captures the startling, exquisite poetry of one of the world?s most beloved religious texts. Retaining the structure and rhythms of the original Arabic, Khalidi enlivens the ancient teachings and prophetic narratives central to the Muslim faith and solidifies The Qur?an as a work of spiritual authority and breathtaking beauty.

A landmark new translation of the sacred text of Islam? in an elegant deluxe edition

Literally ?the recitat ion,? The Qur?an is considered within the Muslim faith to be the infallible word of God. Tarif Khalidi, the foremost scholar of Islamic history and faith, provides a fresh English translation that captures the startling, exquisite poetry of one of the world?s most beloved religious texts. Retaining the structure and rhythms of the original Arabic, Khalidi enlivens the ancient teachings and prophetic narratives central to the Muslim faith and solidifies The Qur?an as a work of spiritual authority and breathtaking beauty.


 

About Tarif Khalidi

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TARIF KHALIDI is the Sheikh Zayed Chair in Islamic and Arabic studies at the American University in Beirut. His books include The Muslim Jesus, Arabic Historical Thought in the Classical Period, and a forthcoming study of the Prophet Muhammad.
 
Published July 23, 2009 by Penguin Classic. 564 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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