This modern and readable translation of the Qur'an also includes an insightful commentary. The commentary is an English translation of Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi's abridged version of Tafhim al-Qur'an. It offers a deeper understanding of the Qur'an, as well as insight into and an invaluable exposition of some of the social, moral, economic, and legal teachings of the Qur'an.
Mawlana Sayyid Abdul A'la Mawdudi (1903-1979) was an outstanding Islamic thinker and writer of his time.
Zafar Ishaq Ansari (b.1932) is the Director General of the Islamic Research Institute of the International Islamic University, Islamabad, India.