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The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary - Softcover
Editor: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
An accessible and accurate translation of the Quran that offers a rigorous analysis of its theological, metaphysical, historical, and geographical teachings and backgrounds, and includes extensive study notes, special introductions by experts in the field, and is edited by a top modern Islamic scholar, respected in both the West and the Islamic world.
Drawn from a wide range of traditional Islamic commentaries, including Sunni and Shia sources, and from legal, theological, and mystical texts, The Study Quran conveys the enduring spiritual power of the Quran and offers a thorough scholarly understanding of this holy text.
Beautifully packaged with a rich, attractive two-color layout, this magnificent volume includes essays by 15 contributors, maps, useful notes and annotations in an easy-to-read two-column format, a timeline of historical events, and helpful indices. With The Study Quran, both scholars and lay readers can explore the deeper spiritual meaning of the Quran, examine the grammar of difficult sections, and explore legal and ritual teachings, ethics, theology, sacred history, and the importance of various passages in Muslim life.
With an introduction by its general editor, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, here is a nearly 2,000-page, continuous discussion of the entire Quran that provides a comprehensive picture of how this sacred work has been read by Muslims for over 1,400 years.
How to Read the Quran
The Quran in Translation
The Islamic View of the Quran
Muhammad Mustafa al-Azami
Quranic Arabic: Its Characteristics and Impact on Arabic Language and Literature and the Language
and Literatures and the languages and Literatures of Other Islamic Peoples
Muhammad Abdel Haleem
Traditions of Esoteric and Sapiential Quranic Commentary
Scientific Commentary on the Quran
The Quran as Source of Islamic Law
Ahmad Muhammad al-Tayyib
The Quran and Schools of Islamic Theology and Philosophy
Musatafa Muhaqqiq DAmad
The Quran and Sufism
William C. Chittick
The Quran and Islamic Art
The Quranic View of Sacred History and Other Religons
Quranic Ethics, Human Rights, and Society
Maria Massi Dakake
Conquest and Conversion, War and Peach in the Quran
Caner K. Dagli
Death, Dying, and the Afterlife in the Quran
Time Line of Major Events Related to the Quran
Biographies of Commentators