Understanding the Qur"an
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Understanding the Qur"an themes and style by M. A. Abdel Haleem

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Published by I. B. Tauris in London .
Written in English


  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Qurʼan,
  • Qurʼan and philosophy,
  • Islam and philosophy,
  • Islam

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Edition Notes

StatementMuhammad Abdel Haleem
Contributionsebrary, Inc
LC ClassificationsBP130.4 .A234 2010eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25542992M
ISBN 101845117891
ISBN 109781845117894

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  "A blessed book, we have revealed to you, for them to reflect on its signs (ayat) and for the possessors of understanding to bear (the reality) in mind." (). One of the Quran's duties is to teach and instruct. Here, the Quran addresses itself to human reason, speaking in the language of :// The Quran was revealed so that it may be ‘understood’. In broad strokes, I would like to go over how the Quran, which is the greatest dhikr of all, should be understood. The only way one can carry out certain activities is by becoming conditioned or by learning something by ://   most widely read Book in the world yet it is the one that is the least understood! It is extremely necessary and urgent to teach the Qur’an with understanding to the present generation because of two factors: (1) the onslaught of materialism and obscenity in the media; (2) attacks on Islam, the Qur’an, and the Prophet (pbuh). One important point in understanding the Quran is that it is not a legal book, but a Book of Mission. This means that the Quran adopts a missionary rather than a legal style. The language of the law is specific. In legal writing, everything is meant in its literal sense and words are meant to be taken at their face val

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