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Qur’an translation of the week #65: Coranului cel Sfânt în limba română: The first Muslim translation of the Qur’an into Romanian

Romanian is the state language of both Romania (where the Muslim population numbers around 70,000, or 0.3 percent of population) and Moldova (which has a small Muslim community, not exceeding 10,000 people). Most Romanian Muslims reside in the counties of Constanța and Tulcea and are of Crimean Tatar descent, rooted in the Tatar migrations of …

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Qur’an translation of the week #52: Friends, helpers, leaders, allies? Muslims, interreligious relations, and the translation of Q 5:51

In celebration of the one-year anniversary of ‘Qur’an Translation of the Week’, the GloQur team today jointly looks at modern translations of a contested verse. We will discuss Q 5:51, a verse that pertains to the relations between Muslims, on the one hand, and Christians and Jews, on the other hand. How is it rendered in …

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