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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List of Islamic koan. An English translation of the Muslim holy book portrays the spirit, rather than the exact context and rhythm, of the original Arabic text.

Arberry’s translation has been the finest one available, its magnificently written verse making the Koran accessible to a Western audience. This translation is different than other ones for that the author approaches the Arabic text at least with less intrepreted and bias; even though that his work is also not scholarly based and contains many mistakes, he still gets better rating, for this purpose one more star, from me than the other morons.

Dave rated it did not like it Dec 27, John Kaszyca rated it really liked it Aug 10, I don’t care for this translation by A.


Fairly easy to understand Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet!

Haben marked it as to-read Oct 21, My library Help Advanced Book Search. One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translati Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads. Musa marked it as to-read Dec 02, Category Islam portal Wikipedia book. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

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Michael added it Apr 17, Andrew Phillips marked it as to-read Feb 12, Kainaat Malik rated it really liked it Apr 13, In the introduction, the translator, an Englishman, rhapsodizes about how he was inspired to undertake this work by his enjoyment of the David Cavaco rated it really liked it Dec 22, 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.

Permits some understanding of the Koran in an English translation. Be the first to ask a question about The Koran Interpreted. No eBook available SimonandSchuster.


Google Books — Loading Account Options Sign in. Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear and lyrical English while carefully preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic original.

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Chi Zhang marked it as to-read Dec 13, Steve marked it as to-read Oct 28, Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description interprefed goodreads.

Ali Aqil marked it as to-read Jul 12, His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal’s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, is similarly distinguished. List of translations of the Quran. Arberry thought he was being lyrical, but all he manages is to be obscure.

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S D Cooke rated it it was amazing Feb 05, My review of The Koran is based upon the book as literature, not scripture. Abrogation Biblical narratives Esoteric interpretation Hermeneutics Persons related to verses. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brian rated it really liked it Dec 21, Four stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself.

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