|About the Book|
Quran: The Most Essential Passages. The Quran is considered by Muslims to be the direct Word of God. No other book today influences world event as the Quran does. We should all know what it contains. We should all know what it teaches. This small book provides the most essential Quran chapters, translated into modern English.What is Islam? What do Muslims believe? Is Islam a religion of peace? Is Islam a religion of terror? These Quran passages answer your questions, settle the debates, and shed light into the future.The translation is clear, easy to read, and very faithful to the Arabic text.The teachings of the Quran are now within easy reach.[The Heifer 62]Those who believe, and those who are Jewish, and the Christians, and the Sabeans-any who believe in God and the Last Day, and act righteously-will have their reward with their Lord- they have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.[Monotheism 1-4]In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful.1. Say, He is God, the One.2. God, the Absolute.3. He begets not, nor was He begotten.4. And there is nothing comparable to Him.[The Opening 1-7]1. In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful.2. Praise be to God, Lord of the Worlds.3. The Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.4. Master of the Day of Judgment.5. It is You we worship, and upon You we call for help.6. Guide us to the straight path.7. The path of those You have blessed, not of those against whom there is anger, nor of those who are misguided.