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The Koran Handbook : an Annotated Translation.

Author: Nicolas A Starkovsky
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America?s recent interest in understanding the religious and cultural implications of Islam is evident: more than 15 translations of the Koran have appeared in recent years. But none of them aims at explaining and teaching! Most are presented in a confusi.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas A Starkovsky
ISBN: 9780875863788 0875863787
OCLC Number: 437191889
Description: 1 online resource (574 pages)
Contents: The Koran Handbook; An Annotated Translation; The Koran Handbook; An Annotated Translation; by; Nicolas Starkovsky; Table of Contents; Preface; F oreword; Chronology of Events Relevant to the Koran; Description of the Koran; Bibliography; I. The Foundation of Islamic Belief; II. Eschatology and Apocalypsis; III. Stories about the Prophets; IV. Attitude Toward the Other Religions; V. Doxologies; VI. Legal Matters; VII. Fighting in the Way of God; Addendum; List of Arabic Words and Names in this Translation; List of the Suras as They Appear in this Book; List of the Suras from S.1 to S.114.

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America?s recent interest in understanding the religious and cultural implications of Islam is evident: more than 15 translations of the Koran have appeared in recent years. But none of them aims at explaining and teaching! Most are presented in a confusi.

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