(the) Qur'an

(the) Qur'an
the Qur’an UK [kɔːˈrɑːn] US [kəˈrɑn] noun
Thesaurus: islamhyponym miscellaneous religions and their membershyponym

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  • Origin and development of the Qur'an — The study of the origins and development of the Qur’an can be said to fall into two major schools of thought, the first being a traditionalist Muslim view and the later being a non traditionalist view.According to the traditionalist view, the Qur …   Wikipedia

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  • Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an — The Encyclopaedia of the Qur an (EQ) is a scholarly work with essays on the most important themes and subjects, and an encyclopaedic dictionary of Qur an terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis. It s the first… …   Wikipedia

  • List of persons in both the Bible and the Qur'an — The Bible and Qur an have many characters in common.Eve, Sarah, Zipporah, Elizabeth, Jochebed and Noah s wife are mentioned unnamed in the Qur an and are only mentioned as wives of prophets. Eve and Elizabeth have the names Hawwa and Alisabath,… …   Wikipedia

  • Criticism of the Qur'an — Muslims believe that the Qur an is the literal word of God as recited to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. Critics argue against this belief, and criticize various statements in the Qur an. [Islam: the Basics. Turner, C. (2006) Routledge, p.… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander the Great in the Qur'an — Alexander in the Qur an is a theory that holds that the character of Dhul Qarnayn, mentioned in the Qur an, is in fact Alexander the Great. The name Alexander itself is never mentioned in the Qur an. Dhul Qarnayn (in Arabic ذو القرنين) is a… …   Wikipedia

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