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The Koran : the Holy Book of Islam with introduction and notes

Author: Edward Henry Palmer
Publisher: London : Watkins, 2007.
Series: Sacred texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Koran is one of the most influential works in the history of literature, and the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic. It is the supreme authority and living source of all Islamic teaching, the sacred book that lays out all of Islams creeds, rituals, ethics, and laws. Revealed to the Prophet Mohammed by the angel Gabriel, it has been called a glorious symphony that moves men and women to ecstasy and awe. E.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Henry Palmer
ISBN: 9781905857029 1905857020
OCLC Number: 171530400
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Originally published: [Great Britain] : Clarendon, 1880-1900.
Description: vii, 631 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Sacred texts.
Other Titles: Qurʼan.
Responsibility: translated by E.H. Palmer ; introduction to this edition by R.A. Nicholson.

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There is a longing for spiritual truths and values, an urge to break free from the orthodoxies of our own cultural heritage and to explore beyond its frontiers in search of fulfilment and  Read more...

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