A highly acclaimed work, first published in 1917, the first generally available English rendering by a Muslim. Revised by the translator & re-published in 1951. Contains the Arabic text & English translation in parallel columns, with explanatory notes underneath. The translation is idiomatic, yet more faithful to the Arabic original than other translations. Detailed notes discuss meanings of all important words, review previous explanations of various passages & reach an interpretation with scholarly integrity. All conclusions are based on sound principles & strong arguments. There are extensive references to standard authorities. Modern criticism is fully dealt with & misconceptions about Islam are cleared. Comprehensive introduction deals with Islamic teachings & the collection of the Qur'an. Extensive index of subjects & of Arabic words. "..a work of which any scholar might be proud, & as a translator the author has always had the reputation of being accurate & reliable."--(Times of Ceylon). "The skillful presentation of the research shows that he has been an apt scholar in the school of Western methodology."--(The Quest, London). "Among human productions of literary masterpieces,...undoubtedly claims a position of distinction & pre-eminence...deserves to be extensively read."--(United India & Indian States).
Ahmadiyya Anjuman Ishaat Islam, (Lahore) USA
With English Translation and Commentary
Mind, Body & Spirit