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.
- ISBN-13: 9780142424537
- ISBN-10: 0142424536
- Publisher: Penguin Proprietary
- Publish Date: March 2012