The Koran (Paperback)

The Koran By Alan Jones (Foreword by), J. M. Rodwell (Translator) Cover Image

The Koran (Paperback)

By Alan Jones (Foreword by), J. M. Rodwell (Translator)


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The Koran, the holy scripture of Islam, is the record of Muhammad's oral teaching delivered between the years immediately preceding the hegira in AD 622 and the Prophet's death in AD 632.

It has exerted untold influence upon the history of mankind. Apart from its specifically religious content, inspiring the triumphant arms of Islam throughout vast areas of Asia, Africa and southern Europe, it was the starting point of a new literary and philosophical movement which powerfully affected the most cultivated minds among both Christians and Jews in the Middle Ages; and the movement inaugurated has resulted in some of the finest products of genius and learning.

Alan Jones has restored the traditional ordering of the Suras enabling the reader to trace the development of the Prophet's mind from the early flush of inspiration to his later roles of warrior, politician and founder of an empire.
Product Details ISBN: 9781842126097
ISBN-10: 1842126091
Publisher: Phoenix
Publication Date: July 15th, 2003
Pages: 544
Language: English
Series: Koran