TheMostReadBook.org

An English translation of the Quran that is as close as possible to the Arabic sacred text
View active topics
  Verse(s):    
View unanswered posts





Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Muhammad Asad's
PostPosted: 29 Jun 2009, 08:54 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: 05 May 2009, 00:16
Posts: 1833
Location: USA
This translation by Muhammad Asad from the early 20th century is available online and includes a detailed commentary. A 2004 edition is available in hard cover:

The Message of The Qur'an
Author: Muhammad Asad (translator)
Publisher: The Book Foundation (2004)
ISBN: 1904510000

The translation suffers from the same problem that many older translations have, namely the use of old English. It also has its share of interpretations and opinions. However, it is an excellent reference based on thorough research, both linguistic and religious. In particular, the effort given to finding the original meaning of the Arabic words at the time of the revelation of the Quran provides a valuable reference for this project.

_________________
To translate is the best way to understand


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
It is currently 12 Nov 2019, 01:21

All times are UTC

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group