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Why Is This Here? Exercise Pt 6

The textuality or ‘kitabiyyah’ aspect of Quran is the most crucial element in the quest to understand its message. There are verses which may seemingly be out of place but actually are crucial to understanding the ‘flow’ of a particular … Continue reading

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nuh and 17/1

  Salaam Folks, Had a great discussion this morning. Have a look at these verses: Exalted is He who took HIS SERVANT by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of … Continue reading

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Chapter Breakdown: Ch 7

The first chapter with a set of narratives.  Ch 6 is about tawheed so perhaps Ch 7 is about acting on that tawheed. 1-10: the descent of the quran, destruction and judgement. sets the tone 11-25: story of adam, his … Continue reading

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Ch 59 Vs 21-24

Had a very interesting read on Friday of the ‘tasbeeh block’ (ch 57-64) but I hadn’t notice the intimate connection of 59/21 with 59/22 and Shorouq now mentioned 23 and 24 (the end of the chapter itself). 59:21 لَوْ أَنْـزَلْنَا … Continue reading

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