Posts Tagged ‘qur’an’

Ta’wil of ‘Saaq’ from Ibn Abbas

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explores what the word “Shin” (Saaq in arabic) refers to in the following Qur’anic verse –

“On a day when shin shall be exposed, they shall be ordered to prostrate, but be unable” (Qur’an 68:42)

It shows that the…

01 Mar 7:00 PM 3 Read More...

The Birmingham Qur’an fragments: Are they really that old?!

In July 2015, when a PhD researcher looked more closely at some fragments inside a more recent copy of the Holy Book (Qur’an), it was decided to carry out a radiocarbon dating test.
The tests were carried out by the Oxford University Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit. These tests provide a…

10 Feb 12:00 PM 5 Read More...

Word for Word English meaning of the Holy Qur’an – 3 volumes

This 3 volume set places one or a couple of words of the ‘ayah in one line of a column and gives their meanings side by side in another column, taking care to see that the flow and intelligibility of the English meanings are not thereby lost. This method enables…

05 Dec 3:00 PM 3 Read More...

Contemplations on the Noble Qur’an by Sh. Abul Hasan al Nadwi

The following attachment is a passage from Ta’ammulāt fi ’l-Qur’ān al-Karīm by Shaykh Abū ’l-Ḥasan ʿAlī al-Nadwī (d. 1999 CE)  regarding the common subtleties shared by both Hajj and the fasting in Ramaḍān.  It is a very beneficial piece which has…

03 May 4:33 PM 0 Read More...

Essentials of Quranic Arabic (2 vol set)

This two-volume series is a guide for those who want to understand the language of the Qur’an, and yearn to listen to it with comprehension. The methodology of this book is different from others in that conversational Arabic and non-Qur’anic vocabulary are not focused on. Instead…

02 Jan 9:30 PM 0 Read More...