It is logical that one wanting to learn about a faith would start by reading its most holy text. For some, however, the Qur'an can be difficult to sit down and read from cover to cover. The revelation was given over a period of decades, and each verse has a particular scriptural and historical context. The themes of the Qur'an are interwoven among the chapters, and the book is not in chronological order. So how does one begin to understand its message?
Gain some basic knowledge of the faith
Choose a Qur'an translation
Choose a Qur'an commentary or companion book
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