I first came across this translation in the year AD 1993 while I was in the University and friends kept asking me what would be a good translation for them to read if they were interested. 294 more words
Tags » The Qur`ān
By Ray Ortlund.
Three significant differences between the Qur’an and the Bible are considered here:
1. Epic story versus topical instructions
The Bible is written as an epic story on a grand scale, formed along a narrative arc starting in a glorious creation (Genesis 1-2), then a catastrophic betrayal (Genesis 3), then slow movement toward the Redeemer (Genesis 4 to the New Testament), finally resolved in a glorious re-creation (Revelation 20-22). 1,003 more words