Qur’an translation of the week #152: Between Mauritius and Saudi Arabia: The trilingual Qur’an translations of Houssein Nahaboo

On the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, a dentist called Houssein Nahaboo (1920–2000) published Qur’an translations in no less than three languages – Mauritian Creole, French and English – during the 1980s. Through the lens of the small Muslim community of Mauritius in general, and Nahaboo’s work in particular, we can observe both the local […]

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