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Review of Syro-Aramaic Reading of the Koran

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Mar 12, 2016 at 09:45

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Many young Muslims on the internet are questioning what the Qur'an really says They are realizing that the Qur'an does not make sense most of the time and even if Arabic is one's mother tongue it is still a very strange book that is full of strange words that have no meaning, strange syntax and grammar that is very different from Classical Arabic The Qur'an also contains many foreign words and why is that?

The internet is allowing Muslims to read Quranic studies written by western scholars in Islam and the Qur'an And no one is drawing more attention and most of it is very positive than Christoph Luxenberg's book Syro-Aramaic Reading of the Koran And here is an excellent scholarly review of the book by Leila Hasan and yes it is in Arabic so I urge readers to use a translation tool

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