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The essential Koran : the heart of Islam : an introductory selection of readings from the Qurʼan

Author: Thomas F Cleary
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperCollins pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Finally the riches of Islam are offered to the West in this accessible, annotated translation of the heart of the Koran's spiritual wisdom. Cleary's translation reveals the depths of Islamic spirituality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Cleary
ISBN: 0062501984 0062501968 9780062501981 9780062501967
OCLC Number: 813391864
Description: xviii, 203 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The opening --
The cow --
The family of Imraan --
Women --
The table --
Cattle --
The heights --
T̲aa Haa --
The prophets --
Light --
Rome --
Luqmaan --
Sheba --
Yaa Siin --
Iron --
The spirits --
Those sent forth --
The highest --
Daybreak --
The city --
Night --
The forenoon --
The expansion --
Recite --
The night of power --
The shock --
The charging mares --
The calamity --
Vying for more and more --
The epoch --
The slanderer --
The elephants. The quraish --
Needs --
Flame --
Pure truth --
The dawn --
Humankind.
Other Titles: Qurʼan.
Responsibility: translated and presented by Thomas Cleary.

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