Historical Reliability of The Quran

What Is Historical Reliability of The Quran? Historical reliability of the Quran concerns the question of the historicity of the described or claimed events in the Quran. Muslims have generally disapproved of the historical criticism of the Quran[1]. In the Muslim world, scholarly criticism of the Quran can be considered an apostasy and can be punished by death.[2] Scholarly criticism of the Quran,...

Muhammad’s First Revelation

Muhammad’s First Revelation Muhammad’s revelation was an event described in Islam as taking place in 610 AD, during which the Islamic prophet, Muhammad was visited by the archangel Jibrīl, who revealed to him the beginnings of what would later become the Quran. The event took place in a cave called Hira, located on the mountain Jabal an-Nour, near Mecca. According...

The Quran, Hadiths And Modern Science

The Quran, Hadiths And Modern Science The Quran does not constitute the sole source of doctrine and legislation in Islam. During Muhammad’s life and after his death, complementary information of a legislative nature was indeed sought in the study of the words and deeds of the Prophet. Although writing was...

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Exodus

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Exodus With the Exodus from Egypt of Moses and his followers, (the first stage of their move to Canaan), we come to an event of great importance. It is an established historical event which appears in a known context, in spite of occasional allegations...

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Flood

The Biblical Narration of the Flood and the Criticism The examination of the Old Testament description of the Flood in the first part of this book led to the following observations: There is not just one description of the Flood, but two, written at different times; –the Yahvist version which...

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Human Reproduction in The Qur’an

Human Reproduction in The Qur’an From the moment ancient human writings enter into detail (however slight) on the subject of reproduction, they inevitably make statements that are inaccurate. In the Middle Ages-and even in more recent time-reproduction was surrounded by all sorts of myths and superstitions. How could it have...

The Qur’an and The Sex Education

The Qur’an and The Sex Education Our epoch believes that it has made manifold discoveries in all possible fields. It is thought that great innovations have been made in the field of sex education, and the knowledge of the facts of life which has been opened up to young people...

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The Creation of The Animal and Vegetable Kingdoms in The Qur’an

The Creation of The Animal and Vegetable Kingdoms in The Qur’an Numerous verses describing the origins of life have been assembled in this chapter, along with certain aspects of the vegetable kingdom and general or specific topics relating to the animal kingdom. The grouping of verses scattered throughout the Book...

The Creation of the Earth in the Qur’an

The Creation of the Earth in the Qur’an As in the case of the subjects already examined, the verses of the Qur’an dealing with the Earth are dispersed throughout the Book. It is difficult to classify them, and the scheme adopted here is a personal one. To explain them more...

Astronomy in the Qur’an

Astronomy in the Qur’an The Qur’an is full of reflections on the Heavens. In the preceding chapter on the Creation, we saw how the plurality of the Heavens and Earths was referred to, as well as what the Qur’an calls an intermediary creation ‘between the Heavens and the Earth’, modern...

The Creation Of The Heavens And the Earth In The Holy Books

The Creation Of The Heavens And the Earth In The Holy Books DIFFERENCES FROM AND RESEMBLANCES TO THE BIBLICAL DESCRIPTION In contrast to the Old Testament, the Qur’an does not provide a unified description of the Creation. Instead of a continuous narration, there are passages scattered all over the Book...

Authenticity Of The Qur’an: How It Came To Be Written

Authenticity Of The Qur’an: How It Came To Be Written Thanks to its undisputed authenticity, the text of the Qur’an holds a unique place among the books of Revelation, shared neither by the Old nor the New Testament. In the first two sections of this work, a review was made...

The Qur’an and Modern Science

The Qur’an and Modern Science Introduction The relationship between the Qur’an and science is a priori a surprise, especially when it turns out to be one of harmony and not of discord. A confrontation between a religious book and the secular ideas proclaimed by science is perhaps, in the eyes...

Esoteric Interpretation Of The Quran

What Is Esoteric Interpretation of The Quran? Esoteric interpretation of the Quran, taʾwīl (تأويل), is the allegorical interpretation of the Quran or the quest for its hidden, inner meanings. It was a synonym of conventional interpretation in its earliest use, but it came to mean a process of discerning its most fundamental understandings.[1] Esoteric...

Comparisons Between Quran And Modern Civilization

Comparisons Between Quran And Modern Civilization A parable to understand the fundamental differences between the Quranic wisdom and human philosophy: Once, a religious and skillful, renowned ruler wanted to write the Quran as beautifully as required by the sacredness of its meanings and the miraculousness of its wording. He wanted...

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On The Holy Quran And Its Interpretation

On The Holy Quran And Its Interpretation The Qur’ān is God’s miraculous, matchless message that has been sent to all humanity via His last Messenger. With the Qur’an, God has shown humanity, one last time, a short-cut to His good pleasure. He has communicated to us about His Essence, Attributes,...

Persuasive Responsive To Objections About Reiterations In Quran

Persuasive Responsive To Objections About Reiterations In Quran The Quran aims at the guidance of the whole of mankind from the time of its revelation to the end of time The Quran is a discourse issuing from, first of all, the greatest and most comprehensive rank of the universal Lordship...

Quran And Modern Science And Philosophy In Viewing Universe

Quran And Modern Science And Philosophy In Viewing Universe Philosophy and sciences view existence as permanent and discuss the nature and qualities of creatures in detail. They do not mention their duties towards their Creator; if these are mentioned, it is very brief. It is as if philosophy and science...

Qur’anic Perspective Of The Universe

Qur’anic Perspective of the Universe According to Islam, the universe resembles a book written by God, a palace built by Him to make Himself known to conscious beings—primarily us. The universe essentially exists in God’s Knowledge in meaning. Creation means that through His Will, He specifies or gives a distinct...

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