Category Archives: QAHB

QAHB – Nuh and The Metaphor of the Ark

Nuh is one of the major personalities in Quran, whose name appears 43 times in the text. Although his mentioned in Ch 3, 4 and 6, his first exposition comes in Ch 7 Vs 59-64. In this exposition, nuh is … Continue reading

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QAHB – An Understanding of Sacrifice in Quran

Sacrifice is usually seen as something noble which a person makes for the greater good. Unfortunately, in the world of Islam, sacrifice is currently associated with suicide bombers and terrorists who ‘sacrifice’ themselves for what they perceive to be the … Continue reading

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QAHB – An Understanding of Humility in Quran

Quran, the inspired book from Allah to humankind is replete with concepts related to the human attitudes and emotions. Examples include submissiveness (sajda), obedience (ruku’), anger (ghadab), hatred (bughd) etc. The point of the Quranic treatments of these attitudes and … Continue reading

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QAHB – An Understanding of The Concepts of Love in Quran

Quran, being a book of human existence, also deals with concepts of love which are perennial in the human experience. Quran tells us how we should love and more importantly, the kinds of love that exist. Once we understand these … Continue reading

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The Role of the Messenger in Creating Utopia

The messenger in Chapters 2 and 3 is the personality who leads the nation towards utopia. We discern this by understanding the themes of this chapter which approaches the idea in different ways. Ch 2 focuses on the messenger as … Continue reading

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The Single of Ummah of the Messengers

Some of the least known wisdom in Quran can be found in the verses related to prophets and messengers. Through these verses, we may come to understand the socio-political philosophy of Quran but also a lot more angles to that … Continue reading

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QAHB – Ibrahim – The Party of Nuh

In Quran, the personality ibrahim is second only to musa in terms of frequency. Like musa, he has unique attributes embodied in terms in Quran. For example, the phrase ‘deeni haneefa’ or the power relations which is fully curved towards … Continue reading

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