The Story of Mary and Jesus in the Quran: Reprinted from the Meaning of the Holy Quran By Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Author: Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Size: 5.7 x 0.2 x 8.8 inches
Publication year: 1995
About This Book:
Maryam (Mary), in Islamic tradition, is accorded great honor and reverence. She was a pious and honorable woman who was selected by Allah (God) to witness the miraculous birth of Jesus (Isa), according to the Quran. Several passages of the Quran, including Surah Maryam (Chapter 19) and Surah Al-Imran (Chapter 3), contain the account of Maryam and Isa. These narratives emphasize Maryam's piety and her function as Jesus' mother. The nineteenth chapter of the Qur'an is named Maryam, the Arabic name for Mary, the mother of Isa (Jesus). The reading of this chapter shows reverence Muslims have towards Jesus, his mother, Zakariyya and his son Yahya (John the Baptist). The chapter presents the lives of the Virgin, her son and of John before them in terms of grace, love and miracle.About This Author:Both English-speaking Muslims and non-Muslims have found it easier to understand the Quran because of Abdullah Yusuf Ali's work. For individuals wishing to learn more about the Quran's messages and teachings in English, his translation and commentary have been an invaluable resource.Despite the fact that Abdullah Yusuf Ali's translation and commentary are well-regarded, it is important to note that there are several reliable Quran translations and interpretations available, each with its own particular viewpoints and insights.