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The message of the Qurʼān : the full account of the revealed Arabic text accompanied by parallel transliteration

Author: Muhammad Asad
Publisher: Bristol : Book Foundation, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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This volume presents an English translation and explanation of the Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam. This translation is widely considered to be the foremost in conveying the meaning and sensibility of the original Arabic text.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Asad
ISBN: 9781904510352 1904510353
OCLC Number: 520449305
Language Note: Text in English and Arabic.
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xxiii, 1175 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: The opening --
The cow --
The house of ʻImrān --
Women --
The repast --
Cattle --
The faculty of discernment --
Spoils of war --
Repentance --
Jonah --
Hūd --
Joseph --
Thunder --
Abraham --
Al-Hijr --
The bee --
The night journey --
The cave --
Mary --
O Man --
The prophets --
The pilgrimage --
The believers --
The light --
The standard of true and false --
The poets --
The ants --
The story --
The spider --
The Byzantines --
Luqmān --
Prostration --
The Confederates --
Sheba --
The originator --
O thou human being --
Those ranged in ranks --
Sād --
The throngs --
Forgiving --
Clearly spelled out --
Consultation --
Gold --
Smoke --
Kneeling down --
The sand-dunes --
Muhammad --
Victory --
The private apartments --
Qāf --
The dust-scattering winds --
Mount Sanai --
The unfolding --
The moon --
The most gracious --
That which must come to pass --
Iron --
The pleading --
The gathering --
The examined one --
The ranks --
The congregation --
The Hypocrites --
Loss and gain --
Divorce --
Prohibition --
Dominion --
The pen --
The laying-bare of the truth --
The ways of ascent --
Noah --
The unseen beings --
The enwrapped one --
The enfolded one --
Resurrection --
Man --
Those sent forth --
The tiding --
Those that rise --
He frowned --
Shrouding in darkness --
The cleaving asunder --
Those who give short measure --
The splitting asunder --
The great constellations --
That which comes in the night --
The all-highest --
The overshadowing event --
The daybreak --
The land --
The sun --
The night --
The bright morning hours --
The opening-up of the heart --
The fig --
The germ-cell --
Destiny --
The evidence of the truth --
The earthquake --
The chargers --
The sudden calamity --
Greed for more and more --
The flight of time --
The slanderer --
The elephant --
Quaraysh --
Assistance --
Good in abundance --
Those who deny the truth --
Succour --
The twisted strands --
The declaration of [God's] perfection --
The rising dawn --
Men.
Other Titles: Qurʼan.
Responsibility: translated and explained by Muhammad Asad.

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This volume presents an English translation and explanation of the Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam. This translation is widely considered to be the foremost in conveying the meaning and sensibility of the original Arabic text.

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