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This is a new 11th edition of the best-seller translation of the Meaning of The Holy Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, published by Amana Publications.
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Huda Aweys للأسف طبعا موش دا الحل اننا ندفن راسنا زي النعامه لأن لو شيلناه هما هيرجعوا يحطوه هما بيعتبروه من امهات كتب الأديان و الروحانيات و التاريخ و الأدب !
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للأسف طبعا موش دا الحل اننا ندفن راسنا زي النعامه لأن لو شيلناه هما هيرجعوا يحطوه هما بيعتبروه من امهات كتب الأديان و الروحانيات و التاريخ و الأدب !
الحل ان كلنا كمسلمين ندي القرآن خمس نجوم و يبقى دا موقف بمعنى ان مافيش كتاب تاني نديله خمس نجوم و يبقى على الأقل اخدنا موقف قصاد تعنتهم دا و عدم احترامهم لمعتقدات الغير (less)
Yahya Alshamy What difference does it make if someone calls the Author Anonymous or God? It really doesn't matter. We muslims are sure it's from God so it doesn't…moreWhat difference does it make if someone calls the Author Anonymous or God? It really doesn't matter. We muslims are sure it's from God so it doesn't matter what others say. But to allow it to officially be written by God means the Bible, Torah, and many other books will claim the same. Then you would have to create a user for "God" and put every theistic religion in "God's" books. basically it's going to be a joke. Anonymous is way better in my opinion.(less)
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Manny
Have other people noticed that the Qur'an is listed here as being by Allah, whereas the Bible is by "Anonymous"? If I were a Christian, I think that would leave me feeling just a little annoyed.
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Since I posted this review, the entry has been changed, and the Qur'an is now also listed as being by "Anonymous"!

Well, whoever did that is a braver man or woman than I am. I admire your chutzpah. So to speak.
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And now it's "
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Neal
Jun 13, 2007 Neal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: yes
This book was one of the most amazing books that I have ever read. It changed my whole perspective on the muslim people.
Luizka
Dec 03, 2013 Luizka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
My only sadness is that I can't read it in Arabic.
Abdullah ali
Jun 18, 2015 Abdullah ali rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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لفهم القرآن والكتاب

انصح بقراءة كتب محمد شحرور
الكتاب والقرآن
الاسلام والايمان
قصص القران1 ،2

والاستماع لبرنامجه التفكير والتغيير

Doris
Dec 03, 2013 Doris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
what I learned from this book is that Islam is NOT what they say it is in the media and that it is also not what the radicals claim it is. The Qur'an is the perfect companion to our own Holy Bible.
Alireza
Dec 04, 2013 Alireza rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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who am I to say my opinion about this Miracle
Mariam saleh
Oct 16, 2007 Mariam saleh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all those with a heart
A book for life, a book for the next life, a book for all eternity, unspoken by man, engulfed by humanity but indiscribable of any earthly tongue. I cannot let you understand it, but i can invite you to feel it...
Heba
يا جماعة يجب أن يرفع القرآن الكريم من هذا الموقع فهو للمسلمين كلام الله المنزل على عبده ونبيه محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم فكيف يُقيم بالله عليكم ويو ضع بين الكتب التي ألفها بشر؟!!ا
Rita
Before you read on, it is important that you read and understand this:

THIS REVIEW IS WRITTEN BY AN ATHEIST. I DO NOT SUGAR-COAT NOR DO I WRAP MY OPINIONS IN COTTON TO "PROTECT" THE DELICATE AND/OR EASILY OFFENDED RELIGIOUS READER.

IF YOU FOLLOW THE ISLAMIC FAITH AND GET OFFENDED WHEN YOUR HOLY BOOK (AND RELIGION) RECEIVES CRITICISM READ NO FURTHER! YOU WILL NOT LIKE WHAT I HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE QURAN. CONSIDER YOURSELF WARNED: IF YOU CONTINUE TO READ FURTHER THEN YOU WANT TO BE OFFENDED. STOP HE
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Marcio Tomazela
Dec 04, 2013 Marcio Tomazela rated it it was amazing
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My Noble Qur'an is Arabic with Meanings translated to Portuguese(Br).

Amazing interesting and free of misteries.

Islam goes straight to the point, based on science and logic.

"Biʾsm Allāh ar-raḥmān ar-raḥīm" (“in the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate”).
كريم
أنا أدعو لحذف المصحف من الموقع،فلا يصح أن يوضع كتاب الله للتقييم مثل بقية الكتب
lamarcus brown
Apr 16, 2007 lamarcus brown rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's the Koran. Even if, like me, you are not religious you should still read the Koran since it is such a big part of this world. If for no other reason than to have some sort of understanding into what everyone is talking about and fighting over and if you are religious, if you are Christian or Muslim you HAVE to read this so that no one else can tell you what it says; if you rely on others they can mislead you, whether purposely or not, down the wrong path to understand the true message of th ...more
Tim Franzen
Jan 13, 2008 Tim Franzen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found this a lot easier to read then the bible. It's also a lot shorter.Anyone concerned with the state of modern Islam should read this inspiring text. As wityh the bible there are parts that are clearly outdated and even offensive. One must really imagine life a very long time ago, before there there was computers and silly puddy.
Shelli
Sep 29, 2008 Shelli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: world-religions
Everyone should read this book at least once in their lifetime. I think it's especially critical given the conflict between Islam and the West.
yellow tree
i am not going to rate it, because it can't be approximated enough; and for the same reason i'm not going to say much about it either. just this: it changed my life. to the good.
ظل البروق
هو كلام الله .. الذي لا يبلى مع التكرار .. ولا يمل مع طول الايام ..

آه على ساعات ضاعت ما قرأناه فيها ..

و آه على أيام ضاعت دون انشغال بمعانيه و آياته ..
Anum
Jun 16, 2011 Anum marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: the-qur-an
This is one book that I will never be finished reading. I believe no one can be finished with it unless they understand it fully and completely and then implement it fully and completely in their lives. As that is near to impossible unless Allah wills it, I will never be changing the status to read of this miracle.

I know that this book can change lives and will always enlighten the path of those who Allah wills and of those who will let it enlighten their path.

Every human being, I emphasise ag
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Sina
Mar 27, 2007 Sina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One Day I Will Understand it Perfectly!!!
احمد هلال
الحمد لله تبارك وتعالى عز وجل له الأسماء الحسنى و الصفات العلا
القرآن العربي كلام الله ، منزل ، غير مخلوق ، منه بدأ ، وإليه يعود ، والله تكلم به على الحقيقة ، فهو كلامه حقيقة لا كلام غيره ، وإذا قرأ الناس القرآن أو كتبوه في المصاحف لم يخرجه ذلك عن أن يكون كلام الله ؛ فإن الكلام إنما يضاف حقيقة إلى من قاله مبتدئا ، لا إلى من بلغه مؤديا ، والله تكلم بحروفه ومعانيه بلفظ نفسه ، ليس شيء منه كلاما لغيره ، لا لجبريل ، ولا لمحمد ، ولا لغيرهما ، والله تكلم به أيضا بصوت نفسه ، فإذا قرأه العباد قرءوه بصوت أ
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Huda Aweys
Dec 04, 2015 Huda Aweys rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spirituality, quran
الخمس نجوم بتوعي للقرآن الكريم و بس :) ..
اتفقنا :) ؟؟
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God is Merciful .. Most Merciful, The King, The peace, The dominant, The mighty, The Creator .. God has a beautiful names as a whole, is not (unknown), is (one Lord) for Christians and Muslims and Buddhists and Brahma and ancient pharaohs, all sanctified (God), and as Muslims we do not have a problem if the Christians wrote that God is the author of the Bible, to the contrary, And if they did not wrote it we will wrote ! , So do not clai
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Sarah
May 15, 2011 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fav
اللهم انر قلبي بالقران يارب واجعله ربيع فؤادي
Jeruen
Jun 09, 2011 Jeruen rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've been raised as a Christian, pretty much from the very beginning. After 25 years, I decided to call it quits and identify as an atheist. There are plenty of reasons I have for making that decision, but one day, I thought, that those reasons were all due to my reactions against Christianity. So here I am, finding myself rejecting religion, all due to assumptions based on one religion: Christianity. Thus, I felt uncomfortable to reject religion across the board, using only data points from one ...more
Soad
Feb 15, 2014 Soad rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
The holy Quran is a book that everyone should read no matter the religion but it should be read in its original language, like most books that are translated it loses flavor when its not.The Arabic language when read has many different meanings and when translated it loses those,so u get one verse that means one thing when actually it has 3 or 4 different meanings (does that make sense?)as much as i read the Quran i learn something new every time and im happy to say it does not teach hate or vio ...more
Nil
Jan 27, 2009 Nil rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Say: "can the blind be held equal to the seeing?" Will ye then consider not?

"Enam, 50"
Erin
Apr 26, 2007 Erin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you only ever in your entire life read one book, read this one. I promise you, it is unlike anything else you'll ever read.
Haleema
Jun 07, 2012 Haleema rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves to learn the truth, knowledge-seekers
Shelves: classics
This is awkward. Well, I'm a Muslim. Therefore, I will find this the best book in the history of civilization. =)
Werner
May 22, 2013 Werner rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who wants to understand Islam
Shelves: other-nonfiction
Note, May 22, 2013: Some of the discussion below convinced me that I should add a couple of clarifying sentences, which I've just done.

With the current controversies over the projected "Ground Zero" mosque and the threatened Koran burning, a review of the Koran (also spelled Quran; there isn't always a one-on-one correspondence of Arabic and Latin letters) seemed topical. That might seem ground that angels fear to tread, fraught as it is with controversy, deeply-felt sensibilities for some, and
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♥ Ibrahim ♥
No more of this book! You may wonder why no more with this book. Well, Turn to page 54 of this book, and read the fourth chapter, verse 34, and put yourself in my place when you discover this books permits the male to beat the woman, just because she is not a male. Here is the whole verse:

"If you fear high-handednessb from your wives, remind them [of the teachings of God:], then ignore them when you go to bed, then hit them."

What?! Hit them? You mean I a man hit a woman?! No hitting is acceptabl
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مَريَّم
انا لا اعلم كيف يمكن ان يصنف القران على انه كتاب عادي و يحدد له تقييم ، القران كلام الله ، فكيف لكلام الله ان يتم تقييمه ؟ القران كتاب لا يمكنك ان تقرأه دون ان تستفيد منه ، و حتى لو بقيت تقرأه سنه في كل يومٍ مره فإنك و بكل تأكيد ستظل غير ملمٍ بكل مافي هذا الكتاب العظيم المكرم الذي ابدعه خالقي و خالقك من فائده ، لا يمكنك ان تجد كتاباً يمتعك و يسليك و يتحفك و يبهرك ، يحرك مشاعرك و يأسرك كالقرآن الكريم ، القرآن لا يمكن لأحدٍ ان يقيمه فقد فاق كلام الله كافة التصنيفات و التقييمات البشريه . ...more
Marwa Samir
Sep 03, 2012 Marwa Samir is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
القرآن الكريم ليس كتاب بل منهاج حياة وشفاء لنا من كل هموم الدنيا و احزان القلب اسأل الله سبحانه وتعالى أن يرزقنى تلاوته آناء الليل وأطراف النهار وأن لا أتوقف عن قراءته حتى يتوفنى الله عز وجل ولا أستطيع تجاهل حقيقة ان حياتى قد تغيرت للأحسن منذ أن بدأت الازم قراءة القرآن ليس فى رمضان ويوم الجمعة فقط ولكن فى كل أيام الله فالحمد لله رب العالمين أن هدانى لهذا وما كنت لأهتدى لولا أن هدانى الله
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