1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Mr Khattab is still waiting for an answer!

Reader comment on item: A Saudi Prince's Threat to the Obama Administration
in response to reader comment: Analytics of Human Nature in Contrasts of Beliefs

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Apr 30, 2021 at 07:10

> If it cannot be sufficiently defined (transliteration vs translation), then does the 'black swan' analogy become useful in the words that defy understanding (understanding dark sentences)?

Fair enough. Then what should be your advise to Mr. Khattab to do with regard to his "translation" of Surat al-Baqara:2 and Surat al-Ikhlas:2? And remember that al-Mufasereen tell us that al-Tarjama (translation) is not Tafsir (exegesis).

Hint: al-Mufasereen tell us to write the Arabic word using the alphabet of another language!!

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Mr Khattab is still waiting for an answer! by dhimmi no more

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)