Category Archives: The Quran In Islam

THE QURAN IN ISLAM 7

THE TESTIMONY OP THE TRADITIONS TO THE QURAN The reader will remember that the Khalif ‘Usman collected one copy of the Quran, and then burnt all the rest. He then circulated his own compilation throughout the Muslim world. This action … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 6

THE TESTIMONY OP KAZI BAIZAWI CONCERNING THE VARIOUS READINGS OP THE QURAN Those who have read the commentaries of the famous Muhammadan scholar Kazi Baizawi well know that he, also, has pointed out many variations in the different copies of … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 5

THE TESTIMONY OF IMAM HUSAIN CONCERNING THE VARIOUS READINGS OF THE QURAN We saw in the preceding chapters that the Khalif ‘Usman shocked at the grave differences which had crept into the reading of the Quran, applied a drastic remedy … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 4

THE READING OF IBN-MAS’UD Amongst the many proofs of the corruption of ‘Usman’s Quran may he mentioned the facts connected with the edition of Ibn Mas’ud. In the 20th Chapter of the 24th portion of the Mishkat-ul-Musahib a tradition of … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 3

THE RECENSIONS OF ABU-BAKR AND ‘USMAN From the third chapter of the Mishkat we learn that for some time after the death of the prophet, the Quran continued to be preserved in the memories of the people, and was still … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 2

THE SEVEN READINGS OF THE QURAN Muhammad did not give forth the whole of the Quran at one time but it was recited piecemeal as circumstances demanded, over a period of some twenty-three years. Even then, his immediate disciples did … Continue reading

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THE QURAN IN ISLAM 1

INTRODUCTION The foundation of Islam is the Quran. Muhammadans treat this book with the most profound respect, and give it many high titles. Chief amongst these may be mentioned the names “Furqan,” the Distinguisher; “Quran Majid,” the Glorious Quran; “Quran … Continue reading

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