While in the service of India's Nizam of Hyderbad, Marmaduke Pickthall converted to Islam, and, with the help of Muslim theologians and linguists, produced this English interpretation of the Holy Koran.
Explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditional Muslim culture. This book provides an account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. It also discusses issues of interpretation for certain key verses.
Helps grown-ups with the world about them. With large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable, this title enables grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope.