Penguin Books Limited, Jan 30, 2003 - Religion - 455 pages
The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years ago. Its 114 chapters, or surahs, recount the narratives central to Muslim belief, and together they form one of the world's most influential prophetic works and a literary masterpiece in its own right. But above all, the Koran provides the rules of conduct that remain fundamental to the Muslim faith today: prayer, fasting, pilgrimage to Mecca and absolute faith in God.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
This is a must-read whether you’re an atheist, Jew, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Pagan--whatever. Followers of Islam number one-and-a-half billion people--they’re the second most populous faith in the ... Read full review
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My first introduction into the world of the Muslim faith. I bought it because I was curious as to what the Koran really said. After reading it I found it to be far less controversial than what the ... Read full review