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The Qur'an
by Tarif Khalidi


Overview - A landmark new translation of the sacred text of Islam in an elegant deluxe edition

Literally "the recitation," The Qur'an is considered within the Muslim faith to be the infallible word of God. Tarif Khalidi, the foremost scholar of Islamic history and faith, provides a fresh English translation that captures the startling, exquisite poetry of one of the world's most beloved religious texts.  Read more...


 
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Overview
A landmark new translation of the sacred text of Islam in an elegant deluxe edition

Literally "the recitation," The Qur'an is considered within the Muslim faith to be the infallible word of God. Tarif Khalidi, the foremost scholar of Islamic history and faith, provides a fresh English translation that captures the startling, exquisite poetry of one of the world's most beloved religious texts. Retaining the structure and rhythms of the original Arabic, Khalidi enlivens the ancient teachings and prophetic narratives central to the Muslim faith and solidifies The Qur'an as a work of spiritual authority and breathtaking beauty.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143105886
  • ISBN-10: 0143105884
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2009
  • Page Count: 530
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.32 x 5.48 x 1.43 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.33 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions

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