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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Justin marked it as to-read Jan 10, The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious. No other book ever written, with the possible exception of the Bible, has so dramatically influenced the course of civilization as the Koran.

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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. In the introduction, the translator, an Englishman, rhapsodizes about how he was inspired to undertake this work by his enjoyment of the beauty of recited Arabic, arbery his translation is terribly awkward English.

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For more help see interpreteed Common Knowledge help page. An English translation of the Muslim holy book portrays the spirit, rather than the exact context and rhythm, arberty the original Arabic text. Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads.

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Meekal Aly rated it did not like it May 24, Dawood, and Kenneth Cragg are better than this one. No current Talk conversations about this book.

Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet! The Loosed Ones References to this work on external resources.

David Cavaco rated it really liked it Dec 22, Nov 07, Christian Dibblee rated it it was interpretev Shelves: Andrew Phillips marked it as to-read Feb 12, Arthur Arberry himself is not different than any other infidel when it comes to belief, he arberrry notes in the book: He published some twenty books in Islamic studies during his lifetime, many dealing with mysticism and poetry.

Four stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself. Ali Raza marked it as to-read Sep 02, GreatBooks Worldview Academy Lists By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Absolutely beautiful prose hampered by having no footnotes whatsoever — not recommended for someone who has never read the Qur’an – but if you have enjoy! However, I have noticed that Arberry is frequently quoted, so my reaction to this work may not be typical.

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Taleed rated it it was amazing Mar 22, This page was last edited on 29 Julyat Naimi Limited preview – Suras I-XX Snippet view –

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