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Al-Qurʻān : a contemporary translation

Author: Ahmed Ali
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"This bilingual edition of the Qur'ān, the Holy Book of Islam, was first published in the United States in 1988. Ahmed Ali, the distinguished Pakistani novelist, poet, critic, and diplomat, presents this elegant and poetic translation in a contemporary and living voice. On each page, the original Arabic and the translated English sit side by side, encouraging the reader to draw from both texts. Professor Ali also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Ali
ISBN: 0691074992 9780691074993
OCLC Number: 46810590
Language Note: Arabic text with parallel English translation.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 572 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Prologue --
2. Cow --
3. Family of Imran --
4. Women --
5. Feast --
6. Cattle --
7. Wall Between Heaven and Hell --
8. Spoils of War --
9. Repentance --
10. Jonah --
11. Hud --
12. Joseph --
13. Thunder --
14. Abraham --
15. Al-Hijr --
16. Bees --
17. Children of Israel --
18. Cave --
19. Mary --
20. Ta Ha --
21. Prophets --
22. Pilgrimage --
23. True Believers --
24. Light --
25. Criterion --
26. Poets --
27. An-Naml --
28. History --
29. Spider --
30. Romans --
31. Luqman --
32. As-Sajdah --
33. Allied Troops --
34. Sheba --
35. Originator --
36. Ya Sin --
37. Who Stand Arrayed in Rows --
38. Sad --
39. Small Groups --
40. Believer --
41. Adoration --
42. Consultation --
43. Ornaments of Gold --
44. Smoke --
45. Kneeling --
46. Al-Ahqaf --
47. Muhammad --
48. Victory --
49. Apartments --
50. Qaf --
51. Dispersing --
52. Mount --
53. Star --
54. Moon --
55. Ar-Rahman --
56. Inevitable --
57. Iron --
58. Disputant --
59. Confrontation --
60. Woman Tried --
61. Formations --
62. Congregation --
63. Hypocrites --
64. Exposition --
65. Divorce --
66. Prohibition --
67. Kingdom --
68. Pen --
69. Concrete Reality --
70. Steps --
71. Noah --
72. Jinns --
73. Enwrapped --
74. Enfolded --
75. Resurrection --
76. Time --
77. Emissaries --
78. Announcement --
79. Those Who Pull and Withdraw --
80. He Made a Wry Face --
81. Folding up --
82. Splitting --
83. defrauders --
84. Cleaving --
85. Signs of the Zodiac --
86. Night Star --
87. Most High --
88. Overpowering --
89. Dawn --
90. Earth --
91. Sun --
92. Night --
93. Early Hours of Morning --
94. Opening Up --
95. Fig --
96. Embryo --
97. Determination --
98. Clear Proof --
99. Earthquake --
100. Chargers --
101. Calamity --
102. Plenitude --
103. Time and Age --
104. Slanderer --
105. Elephants --
106. Quraish --
107. Things of Common Use --
108. Pre-eminence --
109. Unbelievers --
110. Help --
111. Abu Lahab --
112. Pure Faith --
113. Rising Day --
114. Men.
Responsibility: by Ahmed Ali.

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