Intellectual translates Quran into lucid English
8 Jan 2014 Alan 0
Among the most recognised religious intellectuals is Maulana Wahiduddin Khan. He is among the leading advocates at the world level of peaceful relations among individuals of different faiths and intercommunity understanding. Additionally Maulana is the author of certain books concerning the various matters linked to Islam and he has come out with a lucid English translation of the Quran.
Using easy and simple comprehensible modern English, the translation is accompanied with and without the Arabic original and in different sizes. In addition, it is presented in dissimilar digital presentations and in Braille. It is also printed in the tafseer or the Maulana’s English commentary and as a hardbound book. The material used in the making of the book is gorgeous and the quality of printing is exceptional.
The Maulana was assisted by several Islamic intellectuals in the translation, which began in the year 2007, and has taken nearly two years to finish. He was also helped by his daughter and the translator of numerous of his books. Moreover, apart from the English translation the Maulana has also translated the Quran into Urdu and Hindi. On the other hand, there are many translations of the Quran in English and therefore most people wonder what led Maulana to make a decision to make another English translation.
Maulana said that the answer to this was simple. Most of the other translations did not have clarity, which was very important according to the Quran chapter 54 verse 14. He adds that his translation has clarity and that it can be understood quite easily. He continued and said that a research made by Madinah, Saudi Arabia the Quran complex on the numerous Quran translations in English concluded that though there were 47 Quran translations in English none of them had gotten the recognition of the modern world.
Maulana says that his translation is in the modern idiom while the other translations were not. Additionally he says that his translation is very simple and that the language used is modern. He also adds that in terms of idiom, his translation is quite modern and free from the explanations that were contained in the translations in the previous times acheter cialis bon marche.
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