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September 27, 2018

Fourth Module – The Last Revelation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Fourth Module The Last Revelation After some research, I have found the books on the sciences of the Qur’an mention eleven views as to the last verses revealed. Each one is supported by its own tradition or traditions. However, what ought to be mentioned at this point is: there are no narrations attributed to Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam on this topic. Qadi […]
September 27, 2018

Third Module – The First Revelation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Third Module The First Revelation The subject matter in this chapter saves no space for the application of logic, it is based on divine selection. Yes, however one can apply one’s mind in giving preference to the different viewpoints or by reconciling between the apparent differences together with going back and referencing original sources.[1] During my research, I found many differing views with regards […]
September 27, 2018

Second Module – The Wisdom Behind Revealing the Qur’an in Parts

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Second Module The Wisdom Behind Revealing the Qur’an in Parts After having established that the Qur’an was revealed gradually throughout the period of prophethood, the question remains; what was the reason or reasons behind having the Qur’an revealed bit by bit? Allah subhanahu wa ta ‘ala Himself has taken the responsibility of answering this question. Look at the following two verses: وَقَالَ الَّذِيْنَ كَفَرُوْا […]
September 27, 2018

Chapter One – First Module – The Revelation of the Noble Qur’an

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Chapter One The Revelation of the Noble Qur’an There are five modules in this chapter: Revelation of the Qur’an. 1.1 The first stage of revelation. 1.2 The second stage of revelation. The wisdom behind revealing the Qur’an in parts. 2.1 The first wisdom. 2.2 The second wisdom. 2.3 The third wisdom. The first revelation. 3.1 The first view. 3.2 The second view. The last […]
September 27, 2018

The History of the Noble Qur’an – Intro

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents The History of the Noble Qur’an Before delving into the three modules of this chapter, two important issues must be addressed. Definition of the Qur’an. Names of the Qur’an. Definition of the Qur’an The term ‘Qur’an’ linguistically: The word ‘Qur’an’ in Arabic etymology is an infinitive verb that holds the same meaning as ‘Qira’ah’[1], as is clear from the following verses: إنَّ عَلَيْنَا جَمْعَهُ […]