The Reformist Translation of the Quran offers a non sexist and non sectarian understanding of the divine text it is the result of collaboration between three translators, two men and a woman It explicitly rejects the authority of the clergy to determine the likely meaning of disputed passages It uses logic and the language of the Quran itself as the ultimate authority in determining likely meanings, rather than ancient scholarly interpretations rooted in patriarchal hierarchies It offers extensive cross referencing to the Bible and provides arguments on numerous philosophical and scientific issues It is God s message for those who prefer reason over blind faith, for those who seek peace and ultimate freedom by submitting themselves to the Truth alone A bold and beautiful translation that serves as a timely reminder to all believers that the Qur an is not a static scripture, but a living, breathing, ever evolving text whose sacred words are as applicable today as when they were first uttered by the Prophet Muhammad fourteen centuries ago Reza Aslan, PhD CBS News Consult ant Author, No god but God The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam A testament to the fact that faith need not suffocate reason This is bound to be among the smartest of smart bombs in the battle of ideas within Islam Irshad Manji, Fellow, Yale University and author, The Trouble with Islam Today A Muslim s Call for Reform in Her Faith I completely agree with you in your rejection of the right of any group to arrogate to themselves the sole interpretation of the Quran Your effort is praiseworthy Well done Keep it up Kassim Ahmad, former president of Malaysian Socialist Party and head of Malaysian Quranic Society who was declared apostate by religious authorities for his controversial work on the Prophetic Traditions This translation is the best tool for those who want to understand the uncorrupted Message of Islam justice and peace This translation shows that the Quran is but the confirmation and continuation of God s system memorialized through Abraham, demonstrated in Torah through numerous prophets, and in the Hebrew Gospel through Ye shu a Jesus, the righteous of God This translation is a message of peace, justice and judgment Gershom Kibrisli, theologian and communal leader, The Karaim of the Early Hebrew Scriptures, Holy Land author of An Examination of Early and Contemporary Muslim Attitudes toward Hadith as Scripture Doctoral Dissertation, Harvard University,


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