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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: Acknowledgements (starting p. 6) --
By Way of Preface (starting p. 7) --
1 The Prologue (starting p. 11) --
2 The Cow (starting p. 12) --
3 The Family of Imran (starting p. 51) --
4 The Women (starting p. 73) --
5 The Feast (starting p. 97) --
6 The Cattle (starting p. 114) --
7 Wall Between Heaven and Hell (starting p. 133) --
8 Spoils of War (starting p. 154) --
9 Repentance (starting p. 162) --
10 Jonah (starting p. 177) --
11 Hud (starting p. 188) --
12 Joseph (starting p. 200) --
13 Thunder (starting p. 211) --
14 Abraham (starting p. 217) --
15 Al-Hijr (starting p. 223) --
16 The Bees (starting p. 228) --
17 The Children of Israel (starting p. 240) --
18 The Cave (starting p. 250) --
19 Mary (starting p. 260) --
20 Ta Ha (starting p. 266) --
21 The Prophets (starting p. 275) --
22 The Pilgrimage (starting p. 283) --
23 The True Believers (starting p. 291) --
24 The Light (starting p. 298) --
25 The Criterion (starting p. 306) --
26 The Poets (starting p. 312) --
27 An-Naml (starting p. 321) --
28 The History (starting p. 329) --
29 The Spider (starting p. 337) --
30 The Romans (starting p. 343) --
31 Luqman (starting p. 348) --
32 As-Sajdah (starting p. 352) --
33 The Allied Troops (starting p. 355) --
34 Sheba (starting p. 363) --
35 The Originator (starting p. 368) --
36 Ya Sin (starting p. 373) --
37 Who Stand Arrayed in Rows (starting p. 378) --
38 Sad (starting p. 385) --
39 The Small Groups (starting p. 391) --
40 The Believer (starting p. 399) --
41 Adoration (starting p. 407) --
42 Consultation (starting p. 412) --
43 Ornaments of Gold (starting p. 418) --
44 Smoke (starting p. 424) --
45 Kneeling (starting p. 427) --
46 Al-Ahqaf (starting p. 431) --
47 Muhammad (starting p. 435) --
48 Victory (starting p. 439) --
49 Apartments (starting p. 443) --
50 Qaf (starting p. 446) --
51 The Dispersing (starting p. 449) --
52 The Mount (starting p. 452) --
53 The Star (starting p. 455) --
54 The Moon (starting p. 458) --
55 Ar-Rahman (starting p. 461) --
56 The Inevitable (starting p. 465) --
57 Iron (starting p. 469) --
58 The Disputant (starting p. 473) --
59 Confrontation (starting p. 476) --
60 The Woman Tried (starting p. 479) --
61 Formations (starting p. 482) --
62 The Congregation (starting p. 484) --
63 The Hypocrites (starting p. 486) --
64 Exposition (starting p. 488) --
65 Divorce (starting p. 490) --
66 Prohibition (starting p. 492) --
67 The Kingdom (starting p. 494) --
68 The Pen (starting p. 497) --
69 The Concrete Reality (starting p. 500) --
70 The Steps (starting p. 502) --
71 Noah (starting p. 504) --
72 The Jinns (starting p. 506) --
73 The Enwrapped (starting p. 508) --
74 The Enfolded (starting p. 510) --
75 The Resurrection (starting p. 512) --
76 Time (starting p. 514) --
77 The Emissaries (starting p. 516) --
78 The Announcement (starting p. 518) --
79 Those Who Pull and Withdraw (starting p. 520) --
80 He Made a Wry Face (starting p. 522) --
81 The Folding up (starting p. 524) --
82 The Splitting (starting p. 526) --
83 The defrauders (starting p. 527) --
84 The Cleaving (starting p. 529) --
85 Signs of the Zodiac (starting p. 530) --
86 The Night Star (starting p. 531) --
87 The Most High (starting p. 532) --
88 The Overpowering (starting p. 533) --
89 The Dawn (starting p. 535) --
90 The Earth (starting p. 537) --
91 The Sun (starting p. 538) --
92 The Night (starting p. 539) --
93 Early Hours of Morning (starting p. 540) --
94 The Opening Up (starting p. 541) --
95 The Fig (starting p. 542) --
96 The Embryo (starting p. 543) --
97 Determination (starting p. 544) --
98 The Clear Proof (starting p. 545) --
99 The Earthquake (starting p. 546) --
100 The Chargers (starting p. 547) --
101 The Calamity (starting p. 548) --
102 Plenitude (starting p. 549) --
103 Time and Age (starting p. 550) --
104 The Slanderer (starting p. 551) --
105 The Elephants (starting p. 552) --
106 The Quraish (starting p. 553) --
107 Things of Common Use (starting p. 554) --
108 Pre-eminence (starting p. 555) --
109 The Unbelievers (starting p. 556) --
110 Help (starting p. 557) --
111 Abu Lahab (starting p. 558) --
112 Pure Faith (starting p. 559) --
113 The Rising Day (starting p. 560) --
114 Men (starting p. 561) --
Index (starting p. 563) --
Index of Names (starting p. 571)
Responsibility: by Ahmed Ali.

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