The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Koran

Front Cover
Penguin, Oct 7, 2003 - Religion - 336 pages
2 Reviews
Taking the same approach as the bestselling The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, this book presents a balanced overview of the Koran, explaining not only the 'flow' of the Koran, but also what it has to say about Allah and humanity, virtue, justice, life on earth, the afterlife, women, love, unbelievers, faith, and tradition.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Muslihoon - LibraryThing

The idea behind the book is excellent. However, this book is more for Muslims than Muslims. This book seems to be more a work of Muslim apologetics than a neutral guide to the Qur'an. I wanted to like ... Read full review

Idiots Guide to the Koran

User Review  - Victoria W. J. - Overstock.com

Not helpful. Quite biased towards Islam. Cowritten by a muslim cleric. Read full review

Contents

II
3
IV
15
V
25
VII
35
VIII
47
IX
61
X
63
XII
73
XXVII
161
XXVIII
169
XXIX
171
XXX
179
XXXI
187
XXXII
199
XXXIII
201
XXXV
211

XIV
83
XVI
93
XVII
95
XVIII
103
XIX
111
XXI
121
XXII
131
XXIII
133
XXIV
143
XXVI
153
XXXVI
223
XXXVII
231
XXXVIII
239
XXXIX
241
XLI
245
XLII
247
XLIII
273
XLIV
305
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2003)

Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar published The Holy Qu'ran: The Arabic Text and English Translation in 1981. He is affiliated with the Islamic Institute of New York, where he teaches and is a specialist in Islamic Theology and philosophy.

Brandon Toropov is a Boston-based writer who has written a variety of non-fiction titles including The I Ching for Beginners, and The Art and Skill of Dealing with People. He has appeared on more than 100 local and national broadcast programs. He is the author of several Complete Idiot's Guides on religious topics.

Bibliographic information