Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations by MIchael Sells PDF

By MIchael Sells

ISBN-10: 1883991307

ISBN-13: 9781883991302

ISBN-10: 1883991692

ISBN-13: 9781883991692

Approaching the Qur’án is a huge occasion in non secular publishing. Professor Michael Sells has captured the complexity, energy, and poetry of the early suras of the Qur’án, the sacred scripture of Islam. during this moment version, Sells introduces very important new translations of suras and a brand new preface that addresses the continued controversy over educating approximately Islam and the Qur’an in American universities. Approaching the Qur’án offers tremendous translations of the quick, hymnic suras linked to the 1st revelations to the Prophet Muhammad. almost all these early revelations seem on the finish of textual content and are quite often reached basically by means of the main resolute reader of present English translations. those suras include essentially the most robust, prophetic and revelatory passages in spiritual background. they give the imaginative and prescient of a significant and simply existence that anchors the faith of one-fifth of the world’s population. Approaching the Qur'án is enriched via inclusion of unfastened downloadable audio recordings of Quranic reciters, permitting readers a chance to listen to the Qur'án in its unique shape. The ebook comprises Sells’ advent to the Qur’án, commentaries of the suras, a word list of technical phrases, and chapters discussing the sound nature and gender features of the Arabic text.

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