The Koran Handbook: An Annotated Translation

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Algora Publishing, 2005 - Religion - 544 pages
"This complete yet accessible translation of the Koran is designed as a teaching tool to explain in an analytical fashion the creed of nearly one billion people. Based on the most moderate Sunni tradition, it includes factual descriptions of Shi'ism, Sufism and other important distinctions."--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

I The Foundation of Islamic Belief
1
II Eschatology and Apocalypsis
41
III Stories about the Prophets
89
IV Attitude Toward the Other Religions
223
V Doxologies
335
VI Legal Matters
381

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Page 3 - OUR FATHER," WHICH CHRIST TAUGHT Our Father who art in heaven. 1. Hallowed be Thy name. 2. Thy kingdom come. 3. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

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