The_Koran - TheKoran(610632 What do I need to read Pages14191423inVol.B TheKoran Pages14261428inVol.B TheKoran Page1429inVol.B 1.TheExordium

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The Koran (610-632) What do I need to read? “The Rise of Islam and Islamic Literature” Pages 1419-1423 in Vol. B “The Koran” Pages 1426-1428 in Vol. B The Koran Page 1429 in Vol. B 1.  The Exordium 4. Women  19. Mary  55. The Merciful  62. Friday 71. Noah 76. Man What is the Koran? it is the sacred scripture of Islam, literally “the recitation” it is a transcription of an eternal tablet preserved in heaven it was revealed over 23 years to Mohammad by the appearance of the angel Gabriel
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An illustrated version of the Koran  in Arabic it was first recited by Mohammad and then memorized by his followers it is used in ritual prayers some of the Koran was written down during the lifetime of the Prophet Mohammad the present authoritative form was adopted after his death in 632 C.E. the purpose of the Koran is a call to moral and religious obedience in light of the coming judgment  day it offers directives for social life to support the moral life called for by Allah or God it presents detailed accounts of the consequences of God’s ultimate judgment – the joys of the  gardens of Paradise and the punishment and terror of Hell
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A page from an 18 th  century Koran What is Islam? Islam means complete submission to the will of God it is the fastest growing evangelical religion in all parts of the world
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it is also the basis for a world civilization
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The_Koran - TheKoran(610632 What do I need to read Pages14191423inVol.B TheKoran Pages14261428inVol.B TheKoran Page1429inVol.B 1.TheExordium

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