Category Archives: Quranic Studies
The following is a video lecture made by Hamza Yusof on July 14th, 1997 and in cooperation with Alhambra Productions. The topic of the history of the Qur’an and its compilation, and forms as part of a “Foundations of Islam” series of lectures. Hamza Yusof gave a good historical background of the Qur’an, its history and how it was Revealed in stages to the Prophet Muhammad (P), its compilation after the passing of the Prophet (P) as well as demonstrating the textual integrity of the Qur’an, as opposed to the textual frailty of the Judeo-Christian text which stands on shaky ground. Also of interest is the Question & Answer session towards the end of this lecture which we hope our readers will find beneficial….Read More
Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi Chapter 11 of An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’aan, pp. 184-202 (1999), Al-Hidaayah Publishing and Distribution. Compiled by Usman Sheikh CHAPTER 11 THE QIRA’AAT OF THE QUR’AAN I. The Meaning of the Word ‘Qira’aat’ ……Read More
This chapter discusses the definition of ahruf, the number of accepted ahruf as well as the existence of the ahruf today and its wisdom….Read More
Criticism of Arthur Jeffery's "Materials For The History Of The Text Of The Qur'an: The Old Codices"
This excerpt criticises the work of the Orientalist Arthur Jeffery mentioned as well as discusses the various misunderstandings of the technical terms held by Jeffery….Read More