The Koran Interpreted, Volume 2

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Doom prophet - 673 pages
 

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I don't care for this translation (by A.J. Arberry) at all. In the introduction, the translator, an Englishman, rhapsodizes about how he was inspired to undertake this work by his enjoyment of the ... Read full review

Contents

The Opening
1
The House of Imran
45
Women
72
The Table
99
Cattle
121
The Battlements
143
The Spoils
169
Hood
211
The Confederates
427
Sheba
437
The Angels
442
The Rangers
456
XXXVIII
464
The Companies
471
The Believers
481
Distinguished
491

Joseph
226
Thunder
239
ElHijr
253
The Night Journey
274
Mary
302
The Prophets
323
The Believers
343
Light
352
The Poets
370
The
382
The Story
392
The Spider
403
The Greeks
411
Lokman
418
Prostration
423
Counsel
498
Ornaments
505
Smoke
513
Hobbling
516
The SandDunes
521
Muhammad
526
Victory
531
Apartments
536
L
539
The Scatterers
543
The Mount
547
The Star
550
The Moon
553
The AllMerciful
557
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Arthur John Arberry (1905-1969) was a respected scholar of Arabic, Persian, and Islamic studies. Formerly Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University in Egypt. He was also the Sir Thomas Adams's Professor of Arabic at Cambridge University from 1947 until his death in 1969.

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