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Quran, arabic, muslims and transalations

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Submitted by bos (United Kingdom), Nov 27, 2007 at 06:08

statistically speaking only a very tiny number of Muslims can actually read the Quran in the original 'arabic' and even fewer can tell you what it meant. With the literacy rates in much of the Islamic world there is also a truly massive number that cant even comprehend a translation in their mother tongue.

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