The Quran: The First American Interpretation by T.B. Irving
The Quran is a living document and could be considered untranslatable because each time one returns to the Arabic text, one finds new meanings and fresh ways of interpreting it. The authorâ€™s aim has been to remain scrupulously faithful to the Arabic text and still create a version, which represents good American English prose and can be used confidently by English-speaking people. Here the author has attempted to study it from within and duplicate the terse yet vibrant quality of the original Quranic message, to take a fresh look at the original text and explore it for new content and present-day application. In this respect the present translation breaks new ground, making refreshing reading even after all the other translations have been read.
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