Quran

From The SpiritWiki

The Quran (Koran), literally "to recite" is the central prophetic text of Islam. It is a text of wisdom said to have been revealed (i.e. Channeled) to Muhammad from God. Chapters in Quran are called suras and verses are called ayahs. The Quran consists of 114 sura each of which consists of several ayahs.

Islamic Terms

Islam > Absolute Essence, Al-Insan al-Kamil, Ascension, Dhat, Drug, Fana, Hadith, Ibn al-'Arabi, Infidelity, Jadhb, Last Days, Muhammad, Peace be upon them, Quran, Right Path, Rtavan, Shariah, Sufism, Taubah, Wajd, Yawm ad-Din

Notes

As in Christianity, interpretation of Quranic suras is typically left up to a Tafsir (i.e. Priests).

Like the Christian Gospels, Muhammad had several "companions" who followed him around and wrote down the things that he said.

Compare Quran to Hadith.

Further Reading

The Quran

Footnotes


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