The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest “The Koran Interpreted” is universally recognized as not only the most . Translation by by Arthur Arberry (). the month of Ramadan, wherein the Koran was sent down to be a guidance to the people, and as clear signs of.

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The Koran Interpreted by A.J. Arberry

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His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal’s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, is similarly distinguished. In the introduction, the translator, an Englishman, rhapsodizes about how he was inspired to undertake this work by his enjoyment of the No trivia or quizzes yet. References to this book Darvish Linda L.

The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious. Hassan Hamwi marked it as to-read Nov 19, Douglas rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Richard Koarn marked it as to-read Nov 27, Permits some understanding of the Koran in an English translation.


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Tana Asad marked it as to-read Aug 13, Abdel Haleemhimself a translator of the Qur’an, writes that:. Apr 05, Paul Wick rated it really liked it. Kainaat Malik rated it really liked it Apr 13, I don’t care for this translation by A.

Suras I-XX Snippet view – He published some twenty books in Islamic studies during his lifetime, many dealing with mysticism and poetry. Thanks for telling us about inyerpreted problem.

Koran interpreted

Barbara Skadberg Chavez added it Dec 17, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Good to read if you have the time, but the first two thirds don’t have as much in them compared to the last third that’s in chronological order, not the collected order. Grace marked it as to-read Dec 17, Originally published in two volumes, the first containing surasthe second containingthe text continues to be printed to this day, normally in one single volume.

No book in the history of the world, with the possible exception of the Bible, has so dramatically influenced the course of civilization as the Koran. However, I have noticed that Arberry is frequently quoted, so my reaction to this work may not be typical.


Khaleel Mohammed writes that “the translation is without prejudice and is probably the best around,” [2] while M.

Shatha marked it as to-read Oct 16, Lists with This Book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. For him evidently his own work and ‘contribution’ lies only in the literature he can provide his readers with, not the scholar work per se.

Account Options Sign in. The work of this westerner in Quranic Studies has been evaluated and validated by Muslims in the work provided on a pdf file freely for distribution in the following link: An English translation of the Muslim holy book portrays the spirit, rather than the exact context and rhythm, of the original Arabic text.