The Koran Interpreted is a translation of the Qur’an (the Islamic religious text) by Arthur John Arberry. The translation is from the original Arabic into English. The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest one available, its magnificently written verse making the Koran.
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Be the first to ask a question about The Koran Interpreted. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nov 07, Christian Dibblee rated it it was ok Shelves: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.
This translation seemed to have more flowery language that occasionally was confusing, so I might not recommend it much to others.
Good to kroan if you have the time, but the first two thirds don’t have as much in them compared to the last third that’s in chronological order, not the collected order. Nov 04, Ur Salem rated it liked it.
Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads. This translation is different than other ones for that the author approaches the Arabic text at least with less subjectivity and bias; even though that his work is also not scholarly based and contains many mistakes, he still gets better rating, for this purpose one more star, from me than the other morons.
One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translati Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads.
Quran: Arberry translation
One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translation of the word, ‘Allah’, which means, ‘God’. In contrary to many American monkey idiot evangelists who try to deceive their ignorant masses by assigning other meanings, from their own imagination and wishes, to this word than the real meaning it has in Arabic.
Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet! Arthur Arberry himself is not different than any other infidel when it comes to belief, he explicitly notes in the book: For him evidently his own work and ‘contribution’ lies only in the literature he can provide his readers with, not the scholar work per se. Feb 07, Aaron Gertler rated it liked it. Four stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself.
Apr 05, Paul Wick rated it really liked it. Absolutely beautiful prose hampered by having no footnotes whatsoever — not recommended for someone who has never read the Qur’an – but if you have enjoy! arebrry
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Dec 29, Mark added it. My review of The Koran is based upon the book as literature, not scripture.
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His translation of the Qur’an into English, The Koran Interpreted, is one of the most prominent written by a non-Muslim scholar, and widely respected amongst academics.
During the war he was a Postal Censor in Liverpool and was then seconded to the Ministry of Information, London which was housed in the newly constructed Senate House of the University of London. Arberry is also notable for introducing Rumi’s works to the west through his selective translations and for translating the important anthology of medieval Andalucian Arabic poetry The Pennants of the Champions and the Standards of the Distinguished.
His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal’s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, is similarly distinguished. Trivia About The Koran Interpr No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.