The Qur’an

By Majid Fakhry

First Edition (Reprinted 2002)

An Interpretation of the Qur’an

Majid Fakhry, Garnet Publishing Limited, UK, 2002
“Introduction The Qur’an is the sacred scripture of Islam. It consists of 114 Surahs or chapters which are divided into ayat or verses. Most of the Surahs were revealed piecemeal to Muhammad (s) during the two periods of his Call: the Meccan period (610-622 A.D.) and the Medinan...


Majid Fakhry (b. 1923), professor of philosophy, formerly university lecturer. Fakhry is a senior fellow at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University.

About the author

Majid Fakhry

  • Born: Zrarieh, Lebanon, 6 January, 1923
  • Full name: Majid Fakhry
  • Other names: Fakhry, Majid ماجد فخري
  • Creed: Muslim


In 2000 republished as a bilingual edition, entitled: An Interpretation of the Qur'an (An Interpretation of the Qur'an; English Translation of the Meanings; A Bilingual Edition).