Even if we are ignorant of the original language of the Qur’an, we can gain appreciation and understanding of this sacred work by reading and comparing various remarkable translations, asking for the illumination and guidance of the Divine.

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Multiple English translations of the Qur’an, Islam’s scripture, line shelves at book stores….Because of the growing Muslim communities in English-speaking countries, as well as greater academic interest in Islam, there has been a blossoming in recent years of English translations….Since fewer than 20 percent of Muslims speak Arabic, this means that most Muslims study the text only in translation. So how accurate are the Qur’an’s renderings into English? The record is mixed….Read more of this informative piece

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