The Quran: A proof of authenticity

It must be stressed here that the Quran is accurate about many, many things, but accuracy does not necessarily mean that a book is a divine revelation. In fact, accuracy is only one of the criteria for divine revelations. For instance, the telephone book is accurate, but that does...

Chapter one of the Quran

1:1 In The Name Of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. The Arabic words “Rahman and Raheem,” translated “Most Gracious” and “Most Merciful” are both intensive forms referring to different aspects of Allah’s attribute of Mercy. The Arabic intensive is more suited to express Allah’s attributes than the superlative degree...

The Quran: Translated and explained

“Read! in the name of your Lord and Cherisher, Who created. Created man, out of a mere clot of congealed blood: Read! And your Lord is Most Bountiful, He Who taught the use of the pen, taught man that which he knew not.” (Quran 96:1-5) With these opening verses of...