An English interpretation of the Holy Quran by A. Yusuf Ali

By A. Yusuf Ali

It's the accountability of each Muslim, guy, lady, or baby to learn the Qur an and are aware of it based on his personal potential. If anyone people attains to a couple wisdom of realizing of it through learn, contemplation, and the attempt of existence, either outward and inward, it's his accountability, in accordance with his capability, to educate others, and proportion with them the enjoyment and peace which outcome from touch with the religious global. The Qur an certainly each spiritual e-book needs to be learn, not just with the tongue and voice and eyes, yet with the simplest gentle that our mind can provide, or even extra, with the truest and purest gentle which our center and moral sense can provide us. it's during this spirit that i'd have my reads strategy the Qur an. -From the creation

Show description

Read Online or Download An English interpretation of the Holy Quran PDF

Best islam books

Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam

Writer Sumbul Ali-Karamali bargains her own account, discussing the various and sundry questions she fielded from curious pals and schoolmates whereas growing to be up in Southern California—from nutrition, to decorate, to prayer and vacation trips and every thing in among. She additionally presents an academically trustworthy creation to Islam, addressing its inception, improvement and present demographics.

Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out

In Islam, apostasy continues to be considered as a virtually unthinkable act, and in orthodox circles it really is thought of a criminal offense punishable via loss of life. well known student of Islamic experiences Bernard Lewis defined the seriousness of leaving the Islamic religion within the following dire phrases: "Apostasy used to be against the law in addition to a sin, and the apostate was once damned either during this global and the following.

The new sectarianism : the Arab uprisings and the rebirth of the Shiʼa-Sunni divide

The Shi'a-Sunni clash is without doubt one of the most important results bobbing up from the Arab rebellions. but, there's little knowing of who's riding this rigidity and the underlying reasons. through delving deeply into the ancient components prime as much as the present-day clash, the recent Sectarianism sheds new mild on how Shi'a and Sunni understand each other after the Arab uprisings, how those perceptions have affected the Arab global, and why the dream of a pan-Islamic awakening used to be lost.

Extra resources for An English interpretation of the Holy Quran

Example text

Tendilla had great success in engaging “friendly” Muslims in the civil administration of the city, Talavera had his priests use Arabic in their religious preaching, and they were listened to. ) did not appear. As the decade passed, the free-and-easy administrative improvisations of the early days, arrangements that had worked because of the personalities involved, had to be replaced by bureaucracy, for the population of incoming Christian settlers soon built up, and the old generation of experienced ˜ frontiersmen died out.

When the Christians had established their superior strength, the priests wrote to all the Christians who had accepted Islam, telling them that 12. Fern´andez y Gonz´alez (1866), citing a manuscript, “Historia de Aragon y ˜ Cataluna,” BN Madrid G 17. 13 Although the [Muslim] people spoke out, they had no power to do anything about it, and what was commanded was done. The Christians then took their campaign one stage further: they said to a Muslim whose grandfather [possibly “whose forebears”] had been Christian, that he should return to the Christian religion.

The Portuguese Muslims were therefore well advised to avoid if they could a similar fate, and to keep clear of the Lisbon docks if at all possible. They opted instead to negotiate permission to leave overland. As we have seen, their probable fate if they had tried to leave by sea would have been slavery: they had no guarantee that shipping could be found before the deadline, indeed, it was unlikely in the extreme that they would all have managed to secure passages. The centuries-old community of Portuguese Muslims was in this way brought to an end overnight, but at least the children of the Portuguese Muslims were spared the dreadful fate inflicted on the children of the Jews.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 41 votes