The Qur'an: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Translated byTarif KhalidiIntroduction byTarif Khalidi

September 29, 2009|
The Qur'an: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Tarif Khalidi
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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.
Tarif Khalidi was born in Jerusalem in 1938. He received degrees from University College, Oxford, and the University of Chicago, before teaching at the American University of Beirut as a professor in the Department of History from 1970 to 1996. In 1985 he accepted a one-year position as senior research associate at St Anthony''s Colleg...
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Title:The Qur'an: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:560 pages, 8.4 X 5.6 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:560 pages, 8.4 X 5.6 X 1.4 in
Published:September 29, 2009
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143105886

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