[Photo: Cheikh lisant le Coran, c. 1880, Abdullah Freres, Collection Pierre de Gigord, Paris]

Interested in learning more about the Quran or reading different translations or looking up specific passages? Whether you are a student, professor, Muslim or non-Muslim, the website Online Quran Resources offers convenient access to links on all aspects and all viewpoints about the Quran.

Initiated in 2002 as an SSRC-funded project by Daniel Martin Varisco (Hofstra University) and Bruce Lawrence (Duke University), the site is dedicated to providing a range of views on the Quran from online materials. This is once again up to date with pages devoted to links on the following topics:

The Qur’an
The Qur’an in Arabic
Qur’anic Arabic
Calligraphy
Searching the Qur’an
Basic Information on the Qur’an
Critical Scholarship on the Qur’an
Software

Interpreting the Qur’an

Tafsir: General Information
Tafsir: Sunni
Tafsir: Shi’a
Tafsir: Ahmadi
Tafsir: Ismaili
Tafsir: Miscellaneous
Chapter Introductions
The Fatiha
By Chapter

Reciting the Qur’an
General Links
By Reciter
Memorization

Translating the Qur’an
Translation Issue
English
Various Languages
Transliteration

Qur’an, Jihad and Justice
Muslim Views
Anti-Muslim Views
Justice and Human Rights
Commentary on Terrorism

Science and the Qur’an
General Muslim Views
Anti-Muslim Views
Astronomy
Biology
History of Islamic Sciences
Mathematics
Medicine

Attacking the Qur’an

Christian Apologetic against Islam
Islamic Responses to Christian Apologetic
Jewish Apologetic against Islam
Hindu Apologetic against Islam
Criticism of Qur’an from former Muslims
“Hijab” and Gender: Criticism

These site links are provided as a resource base for scholars, students and the public. This is not an endorsement of the content of any specific site. The site also contains a bibliography of printed works (”Scholarly Study of the Qur’an: Basic References“). Anyone wishing to help keep these webpages up to date or aware of useful online resources not listed is encouraged to contact the webshaykh.