Quranic Studies Centre brings out several books on Quran
ALIGARH December 23: The K. A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University has brought out five books that provide an exhaustive study on the various aspects of holy Quran.
The book ?God?s Word, Man?s Interpretations: A Critical Study of the 21st Century English Translations of the Quran? is authored by Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai, Director, K. A. Nizami Centre for Qruanic Studies, which evaluates the relative strengths and weaknesses of 30 English translations of the Quran which have come out recently, between 2000 and 2017. This assessment of the Quranic scholarship adumbrates several issues including translatability of the Word of God, translators? ideological presuppositions and intrusions, the need and relevance of the English translation and the growing trends and changes in the field to which both Muslim and non-Muslim scholars alike have vigorously contributed. It also points out how the field of English translation of the Quran serves as a new site for forging interfaith relations.
The other four books include the ?21st Century Quranic Studies in English: A Bibliography? by Sajid Shaffi, a research scholar in the Department of Islamic Studies, AMU, ?Idara-e- Sir Syed Muslim University Aligarh Ke Mashahir Quraniyaat? by Professor Abu Sufyan Islahi, Department of Islamic Studies, ?The Quran for You (100 Quranic Sayings)? by Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai and ?K. A. Nizami Memorial Lecture-I : Sayyid Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi?s Contribution To Quranic Studies? by Dr Abdul Kader Choughely, Shouth Africa
The first two books have been brought out by Viva Books, New Delhi while the last three books have been published by Brown Books, Aligarh in collaboration with the K. A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies.
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