Introducing the world’s first picture dictionary of the Quran’s 2,000+ entries, ?with the goal of empowering the majority of Muslims (who are not Arabs) to read the Quran in its original, rich Arabic form in just 4-6 months, without having to rely on translations. Five years in the works, this dictionary highlights the connection between all words that share the same root. It’s very straightforward, ?not indulging in redundant details or overly academic discussions that make the book irrelevant. For anyone who has always aspired to have a person connected with the Book of Allah in Arabic, this dictionary is a dream come true.
About the Translator
Dr. Mustafa Khattab is a Canadian-Egyptian authority on interpreting the Quran. He was a member of the first team that translated the Ramadan night prayers (Tarawî?) live from the Sacred Mosque in Mecca and the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina (2002-2005). Dr. Khattab memorized the entire Quran at a young age and later obtained a professional ijâzah in the af style of recitation with a chain of narrators going all the way to Prophet Muhammad. He received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in Islamic Studies in English with Honors from Al-Azhar University’s Faculty of Languages & Translation. He lectured on Islam at Clemson University (OLLI Program, 2009-2010), held the position of a lecturer at Al-Azhar University for over a decade starting in 2003, and served as the Muslim Chaplain at Brock University (2014-2016). He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams and a Fulbright Interfaith Scholar. He has served as an Imam in the U.S.A. and Canada since 2007 and is the author of The Nation of Islam (2011) and Outfoxing Fox News (2017), and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Muslim American History (2010). His forthcoming works include Qamus-ul-Quran (The Dictionary of Quranic Vocabulary), The Illustrated Clear Quran for Kids, and Shukran, the Grateful Young Man.