The Qur'an and its Translators
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The Qur'an and its Translators
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The Qur'an and its Translators

Unique Characteristics of the Holy Qur'an:

newWhat is the Qur'an?
It is the "chart of life" for every Muslim,
and it is the "constitution" of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth.

Facts about the Qur'an

Introduction to the Holy Qur'an.
Blessed is He Who sent down the Criterion to His servant,
that it may be An admonition to all creatures.

Who Wrote the Holy Qur'an.
Qur'an, in Arabic, could only have been written by either
The Arabs, or Mohammad (peace be upon him) or Allah.

The Revelation of the Holy Qur'an.
Read! In the Name of your Lord, who has created you!

How the Holy Qur'an was preserved.
Zayd Ibne Thaabit did not allow any verse to be included in
his master copy of the Qur'an unless he received written
and verbal testimonies proving its uninterrupted succession.

The Collection of the Holy Qur'an
From Tafsir Al-Bayan by Al-Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Musawi al-Khui

Protection from any Alteration.
From The Qur'an in Islam by Allamah Tabatabai.

Ta'wil - esoteric meanings and interpretation of ambiguous verses of the Qur' an.
Arguments presented by Baha' al-Din Khorramshahi,
Maulana Syed Abu A'la Maududi and Allamah Tabatabai.

The Miracle and Challenge of the Holy Qur'an.
Each prophet was provided by Allah with miracles that were wisely selected
in order to be in the same field as that which these people excelled in, so that they could fully comprehend the magnitude of these miracles.

Grammatical Errors in the Qur'an?
Moiz Amjad discusses the absurdity of trying to find Grammatical Errors in the Qur'an.

A page from what is believed to be the oldest extant Holy Qur'an manuscript.
In the early Arabic script called al-maail in the late 2nd/8th century.

The Qur'ânic Manuscripts In Museums, Institutes, Libraries & Collections.
Qur'ânic manuscripts from 1st century of Hijra onwards.

The Koran Collection At The Topkapi Palace Library.
When the Topkapi Palace, the home of the Ottoman Sultans and the administrative
center of the Ottoman Empire for four hundred years, was turned into a museum in 1924, the manuscripts, found in many pavilions and rooms, were gathered together to form the New Library.

Qur'an Manuscripts.
A collection of digitally rendered Qur'anic manuscripts
hosted by Brannon Wheeler, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
and Chair of Comparative Religion at Washington University.

Holy Qur'an Resources on the Internet

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