Selection from the Glorious Qur'an (with CD)
With Lexical and Grammatical Notes
A Companion to Durus Al-Lughat Al-Arabiyyah
Arabic Course for English Speaking Students
By Dr. V. Abdur Rahim
Paperback 144 Pages
ISBN : 9788123202020
Publisher : Islamic Foundation Trust, India
About The Book
This book is an application of the author's theory that living texts of Arabic should be used to teach its grammar and other linguistic elements. The readers who have already learnt Arabic using his programme will greatly benefit from this book to learn the finer points of Arabic grammar that arc essential to fully comprehend the language of the Glorious Qur'an.
This book is and attempt to make use of Qura'nic texts for this purpose. It contains eight carefully selected passages each of which is followed by lexical and grammatical notes and copious exercises in the fields of comprehension and language skills.
About The Author
An outstanding Scholar of Arabic Language and Literature, deeply learned in the Glorious Qur’an and Sunnah.
Dr. Abdur Rahim was born in the small town of Vaniyambadi in the state of Tamil Nadu, India in 1933. After finishing his secondary school studies, he joined Presidency College, University of Madras where he majored in English Language and Literature. He graduated in 1957. In 1964, he joined al-Azhar University, Cairo, where he did his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Arabic Philology.
It is to be noted that Abdur Rahim learnt Arabic by himself.
In 1969, he joined the Islamic University of Madinah to teach Arabic Philology. Here, he was also associated with the Programme of teaching Arabic as a foreign language. The course he designed for this purpose is now known as دروسُ اللغةِ العربيةِ لـغير الناطقين بـها Durus al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah li-Ghair al-Natiqina Biha. (Now these books are popularly known throughout the world as “MADINAH BOOKS”.)
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