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Re: Learning Arabic, not a good idea
By:Irfan
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2012, 12:16 am
In Response To: Learning Arabic, not a good idea (Sidqi, ca)

It is true that many of us can get the gist of what the Qur'an says from a comparative study of translations (remeber, there are lots of biased translations of the Qur'an everywhere today---MOST Urdu translations fall in this category). So God will give guidance whoever tries to understand the Qur'an in their own way. However, to REALLY enjoy the Qur'an and to study the Qur'an IN DEPTH, one need two things: a good knowledge of classic Arabic, and, a clean, pure heart witout preconceived notions. Personally, I get bored from tanslations--they come out quite trite and tasteless. I study the Qur'an in Arabic and I truly enjoy it. I think ALL Muslims MUST have at least a workable knowledgeable knowledge of the language of the Qur'an. Let's not forget--the translations are NOT the Qur'an--the Arabic Qur'an is the Qur'an that Allah promised to preserve. Lose the Arabic Qur'an and you will see the Scripture degrading to thousand versions.
Sorry, but I have to strongly disagree with you, brother.

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Learning Arabic, not a good idea
Sidqi, ca -- Friday, 20 April 2012, 7:05 pm
Re: Learning Arabic, not a good idea
Irfan -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 12:16 am
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Ali Noor Atlanta -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 2:47 am
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Sidqi, ca -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 4:18 am
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Irfan -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 1:14 pm
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shahalam, TX -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 8:38 pm
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Sidqi, ca -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 10:12 pm
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shahalam, TX -- Sunday, 22 April 2012, 1:41 pm
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Ehsan,Peoria, IL -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 4:38 am
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Sahila, Bahrain -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 9:31 am
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Irfan -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 1:38 pm
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Adeel Nawaz, Scotland, UK -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 6:28 pm
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Brian, Timbaktu, Mali -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 2:29 am
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Mubashir, Canada -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 2:20 pm
Re: Learning Arabic: recital vs comprehension
Helen, UK -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 10:16 am
Learning Arabic: recital vs comprehension
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 1:52 pm
Re: Learning Arabic: recital vs comprehension
Sidqi, ca -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 6:55 pm
Re: Learning Arabic: recital vs comprehension
Helen, UK -- Sunday, 22 April 2012, 2:02 pm
Learning Arabic, a good idea
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 12:15 pm
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*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Saturday, 21 April 2012, 12:17 pm