Note: [Republished from the Scholar of the House website]
The following is an abbreviated list of English translations of the Qur'an recommended by Dr. Abou El Fadl from 2005.
"Al-Qur'an: A Contemporary Translation by Ahmed Ali." Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.
"The Message of the Qur'an." Translated and explained by Muhammad Asad. Gibraltar: Dar Al-Andalus, 1980.
"The Koran." Translated by N.J. Dawood. London: The Penguin Group, 1999.
"The Qur'an: A new translation by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem." Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.