The German translations of the Noble Quran PDF Print E-mail


Stephen Frederick Schaefer
Dr. Mohammad Ali Rezaee Isfahani

Abstract
In the present article, the German translations of the Noble Quran along with their evolution process have been examined. After presentation of a brief history of translating the Quran into German and introduction of some translators who provided the German translations of the Quran, a list of the German translations of the Quran along with details such as the religion and religious sect of the translator, the publication data and place, and the publisher have been presented. Then, based on a categorization of the German translations of the Quran according to the translators' religious sect and the scientific growth, the translations of some verses of the Quran are examined in the light of the translator's religious sect.

Keywords: The Noble Quran, The Quran translation, German translation, The Quran Translator's religious sect