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    • The Verse of Wilayah (Part 4)
    • Now if we consider Master ruler or possessor of superior authority, as the meaning for Wali, there would be no contrast with other verses of the holy Quran. For mastership, ruling, and superior authority do not ...
    • The Verse of Wilayah (Part 3)
    • In this verse, Rokoo is referring to a specific act in prayer that requires the bending of the upper part of the body, reciting a supplication. It is done after the recitation of Surah al-Fatiha and another Surah. The reason for this meaning is that ...
    • The Verse of Wilayah (Part 2)
    • It is a word of Arabic language, used for restriction (Hasr). Restriction means to limit the intention to one specific meaning or definite persons, and leave out ...
    • The Liscence of holy Koran
    • the glorious God has not advised people to anything as he has to Koran because koran is the strong thread of God and His trustable voucher in which there is the happiness (spring) of heart and fountains
    • The Quranic Emphasis
    • sis T he Qur'an is a guide for every person, his teacher and mentor. Understanding it is therefore vital; otherwise it will remain no more than a sacrament. The crucial centrality of endeavors, personal endeavors, t...
    • The Quran on the cerebrum
    • rum Allah said in the Quran about one of the evil unbelievers who forbade the prophet muhammad (pbuh) from praying at the ka'abah: Let him beware! If he does not stop, we will take him by the forelock (front of the ...
    • "LOVE" FROM THE QUR'ANIC CONTEXT
    •   In our previous issues, we have discussed `salat' and `zikr' from the Quranic point of view. This month, we will examine how our innate longing for the remembrance (zikr) of Allah springs forth from love and shall...
    • THE INIMITABILITY OF THE QURAN
    • In addition to the scientific and historical points of view, the Qur'an also possesses an astounding, inimitable style from the literary perspective. It first needs to be stated that the exposition in the Qur'an addre...
    • Rain in the Qur'an
    • Rain is indeed one of the most important factors for life on the earth. Rain is a prerequisite for the permanence of life in a region. Rain, which carries great importance for all living things including human beings, ...
    • How does the Quran present God?
    • When we wish to assess the scientific personality and knowledge of a scholar we examine his works and subject them to close study. Similarly in order to measure the talent creativity and ability of an artist.....
    • Scientific exegesis of the Qur'an—a viable project
    • by Mustansir Mir A number of modern Muslim writers see the Qur'an as containing information or knowledge of a scientific nature. They have, accordingly, argued for the viability of what is called tafsir 'ilmi, or sc...
    • Some Logical Fallacies Dealt With In the Qur'an
    • by: Mustansir Mir A widely held belief about the Qur'an is that it makes its basic appeal to emotions and not to reason. Among the advocates of this view were the Muslim philosophers of early centuries who used a ...
    • Was the Qur'an Revealed according to Seven Harfs?
    • By Ayatullah Abu Al-Qasim Al-Khui Translated by Abdulaziz Sachedina. [Chapter VI of Al Bayan Fi Tafsir Al Qur'an (The Prolegomena to the Qur'an)] synopsis: Presentation of the traditions about the revelation o...
    • The Qur'an Oaths:
    • Farahi's Interpretation Mustansir Mir I. Preliminary Many of the early Qur'anic surahs contain oaths, typical of which are the oaths sworn by the sun and the moon, day and night, and light and darkness. While both Muslim...
    • Are There Scribal Errors in the Quran?
    • an? Muhammad Ghoniem, M S M Saifullah,cAbd ar-Rahmân Robert Squires &cAbdusSamad In the following article, we contemplate giving some clues in answer to the strange claims made by Mr. Newton on the scribal issues of the ...
    • Did Al-Hajjaj Change The Quran?
    • 'an? M S M Saifullah, Muhammad Ghoniem & Abu Ammar Yasir Qadhi 1 . Introduction It had been claimed that al-Hajjaj was responsible for changing the some contents of the Qur'an. The scandal surrounding al-Hajjaj is...
    • THE QURANIC ETYMOLOGIES OF (NAZARENE)
    • NAZARENE" AND "GOSPEL" AND THEIR HISTORICAL IMPLICATIONS Louay Fatoohi and Shetha Al-Dargazelli Introduction The Qur’an and the New Testament agree on a number of issues regarding Jesus Christ. B...
    • The Demand of the Quran
    • r'an for a Direct Confrontation The Noble Qur'an was revealed in the Arabic language, one of the richest languages in the world from the point of view of firmness of structure and abundance of vocabulary. It descended like...
    • What Is The Challenge Of The Quran
    • 'an  With Respect To Arabic Prose & Poetry?M S M Saifullah,cAbd ar-Rahmân Robert Squires & Muhammad Ghoniem This article is devoted to deal with one aspect of the Qur'anic challenge of produce a surah like it....
    • Between Grammar and Rhetoric
    • oric (Balâghah):  A Look at Qur'ân 2:217 Mustansir Mir I. The Problem The Qur'anic verse 2:217 raises a problem which has been exercising the minds of Muslim scholars. The problem has to do with the case-endin...
    • Collection and Transmission of the Qur
    • Qur’an Shehzad Saleem  The Qur’an we have with us today is the very one – word for word -- which was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (sws). It was collected both in the form of a book and learnt by heart by many compan...
    • Quran-article
    • al Harmony in the Thought,  Mood and Structure of Surah Fâtihah Mustansir Mir The opening Surah of the Qur'an is generally regarded as consisting of seven verses. There is, however, disagreement on whether the ba...
    • Ijaz, Grammarians
    • ians & Jews M S M Saifullah I have been researching on the topic of I'jaz (or inimitability) of the Qur'an giving more attention to what is there in the Orientalists' books. The information that is available in these b...
    • On The Sources of a Story of Cain and Abel
    • Cain & Abel in the Quran M S M Saifullah, Mansur Ahmed, Jason Hannan & Elias Karim 1. Introduction The Reverend W. St. Clair Tisdall in his book The Original Sources of the Quran wanted to show that Muhammad (P...
    • The Reality of Miracle
    • e Reality of Miracle:  According to the Qur'an. Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i The Qur'an reasserts the occurrence of miracle an unusual preternatural phenomenon, which shows the authority of metaphysical forces over th...
    • Revelation of the Quran in Seven Ahrûf
    • r"an in Seven Ahrûf M S M Saifullah It is a well-known fact that there are seven different ahrûf in which the Qur"an was revealed. In the Islamic tradition, this basis can be traced back to a number of hadith concerning th...
    • The Amazing Quran
    • ur'an By Dr. Gary Miller Introduction One thing which surprises non-Muslims who are examining the book very closely is that the Qur'an does not appear to them to be what they expected. What they assume is that the...
    • Thematic Approach to Quranic Exegesis
    • passionate, the Most Merciful Thematic Approach to Qur'anic Exegesis By: Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr Translated from Arabic by Mujahid Husayn There is no doubt that there are various types of exegesis and different school...
    • Study of the Quran
    • r'an By: Maurice Bucaille Adapted from: Noor al-Islam No. (61-62) March/April 1996 pp.13-18 As most people in the West have been brought up on misconceptions concerning Islam and the Qur'an; for a large part of my life, I m...