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The Koran handbook : an annotated translation

Author: Nicolas Starkovsky
Publisher: New York : Algora Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This complete yet accessible translation of the Koran is designed as a teaching tool to explain in an analytical fashion the creed of nearly one billion people. Based on the most moderate Sunni tradition, it includes factual descriptions of Shi'ism, Sufism and other important distinctions."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Starkovsky
ISBN: 0875863760 9780875863764 0875863779 9780875863771 0875863787 9780875863788
OCLC Number: 57393779
Description: xxx, 544 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The foundation of Islamic belief --
Eschatology and apocalypsis --
Stories about the prophets --
Attitude toward the other religions --
Doxologies --
Legal matters --
Fighting in the way of God.
Other Titles: Qurʼan.
Responsibility: by Nicolas Starkovsky.
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"This complete yet accessible translation of the Koran is designed as a teaching tool to explain in an analytical fashion the creed of nearly one billion people. Based on the most moderate Sunni tradition, it includes factual descriptions of Shi'ism, Sufism and other important distinctions."--Provided by publisher.

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