Qur'an


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Qur·'an

or Qur·an  (kə-răn′, -rän′, kô-, kō-)
n.
Variants of Koran.

Qur'an

(kʊˈrɑːn; -ˈræn)
n
(Koran) a variant of Koran
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Every Ramadan we make efforts to complete the recitation of the entire Qur'an without reflecting on the meanings of the holy verses, their context and the related Prophetic narrations further explaining those verses.
8 (BNA): Whether you are a resident in Bahrain or a tourist, Beit Al Qur'an is a place to see.
It has also built 169 Qur'an memorisation centres across the country, sponsored 12 imams, 34 Muslim preachers and four teachers and distributed more than 10,000 copies of the Holy Qur'an.
para]]Will Religious Leaders "see" the need to Revise the Qur'an and Begin an Islamic Reformation?
Dammam, Rajab 08, 1436, April 27, 2015, SPA -- Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdul-Aziz, Governor of the Eastern Region and Honorary President of the Charitable Society for the memorization of Holy Qur'an in the Eastern Region, patronized here Sunday the graduation ceremony of the 26th batch of 225 people who memorized the Holy Qur'an.
The problem facing Qur'an scholars in regard to this scripture's recollections of earlier biblical traditions and other Jewish or Christian lore lies in knowing what interpretive construction to put on the correlative evidence.
Organized into seven major chapters: Knowledge Hidden and Manifest; Close Readings Old and New; Living Tradition; Encountering Others; Contemporary Contexts; Justice; The Journey Inward), "Qur'an In Conversation" is enhanced with Professor Birkel's concluding reflections, five pages of Arabic Terms, ten pages of Notes, four pages of Further Reading on Interpretation of the Qur'an, a list of the participants, and Index of Ancient Sources, as well as a Subject and Contributors Index.
ISLAMABAD -- The Saudi Arabia government has almost completed elaborate and comprehensive arrangements for the holy Qur'an recitation at Makkah's Mosque ahead of Ramadan.
ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistani pilgrim claims that he owns the world's smallest Qur'an, which is less than 2.
Retired from teaching philosophy at Aligarh Muslim University in India, Khwaja offers insights from the Qur'an to all who desire to build bridges between minds and hearts, who really care for unity in diversity and diversity in unity, and who care to be sure of their facts before they venture to judge themselves or others.
Rather than trying to discredit the Qur'an as a pastiche of biblical themes and tropes only half understood, Reynolds credits the Qur'an both with a fuller appreciation of the biblical and post-biblical tradition within which it explicitly situates its discourse, and also with having more depth and skill in its engagement with that tradition than is usually acknowledged by non-Muslim scholars.
A poll in 2009 found that almost one-half of Americans were unable to identify the Qur'an as the Islamic equivalent of the Bible, let alone know the contents of this sacred book.