The History of the Noble Qur’an

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

Fifth Module – Benefits of Knowing the Order of Revelation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Fifth Module Benefits of Knowing the Order of Revelation After mentioning the first and last revelation the following question arises, what is the benefit or benefits of knowing the order of revelation? The benefits one derives from this knowledge are vast and many. We will suffice on mentioning the following: The First Benefit Knowledge of the abrogating and abrogated (Nasikh wa al Mansukh) Sometimes […]
September 27, 2018

Chapter Two: The Divisions of The Noble Qur’an – First Module – Division of Makki and Madani Chapters

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Chapter Two The Divisions of The Noble Qur’an There are four modules in this chapter: Division to Makki and Madani chapters. Division of the Qur’an into chapters. Division of the chapters of the Qur’an. Miscellaneous divisions of the Qur’an. 4.1 Count of the verses of the Qur’an. 4.2 What a verse constitutes. 4.3 Benefits of knowing the verse. 4.4 Ways to recognize the signs […]
September 27, 2018

Second Module – Division of The Qur’an into Chapters

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Second Module Division of The Qur’an into Chapters A count of the chapters of the Qur’an Though there is a difference of opinion regarding the number of chapters in the Qur’an with some opining for 113 by combining Surah al Anfal and Surah al Bara’ah, the more correct and widely accepted view is that there are 114 chapters in the Qur’an.[1] Definition of a […]
September 27, 2018

Third Module – Division of The Chapters of the Qur’an

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents Third Module Division of The Chapters of the Qur’an The chapters of the Qur’an are divided into four categories. Al Tuwal Al Mi’in Al Mathani Al Mufassal Al Tuwal Referring to the key books of the classical scholars, one finds that the scholars agree on the number of chapters under this category; namely seven. 1) Surah al Baqarah 2) Surah Al ‘Imran 3) Surah […]