Category Archives: Theory

Theory of Small Words in Quran

The composition of Quran – meaning what it is composed of – is a deliberate fact if one believes Quran to be divinely inspired. Since the Author of the text is Allah, the knower of unseen and witnessable, the contents … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Existential Translation

Quranology Institute (QG) is aimed at studying Quran as an existential text. What this means is that it looks at Quran as an ever present text whose meaning revealed to the Reader who is any person that engages in a … Continue reading

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Tasabbuh – Manifesting Allah in Our Lives

In last month’s theory essay, we look at Quran as a doorway into the metaphysics. This essay continues the exploration by analyzing the event of obviating Allah. Manifesting Allah is essentially to bring His presence to the forefront of our … Continue reading

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Taghayyub – Quran As An Access Point to The Metaphysics

As human beings make progress in the investigation of the nature of reality, we came to the conclusion that the physical world is not all there is. Beyond our naked eye, there is the world of the atom. Or so … Continue reading

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The Conceptual Cookbook Analogy

In this essay, we will use the analogy of a cookbook to understand how to maximise our Quranic experience and acquire a Quranic State of Being (QSOB). We define QSOB as a state of existential awareness, a moment where one … Continue reading

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A Universal Reading of Fasting and Ramadhan P2 – The Maryam Connection

In Pt 1 of this series, we looked the concepts of fasting and ramadhan as a way of life. People are enjoined to exercise self-discipline and restraint to the point where they experience an intensively scorched state and thus become … Continue reading

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A Universal Reading of Fasting and Ramadhan

The Quran is, as Muslims believe, a revelation from Allah sent down as guidance for humankind irrespective of space and time. Very ironically however, it does not suggest any set of religious authorities to mitigate the understanding of this revelation. … Continue reading

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