Something Fascinating about the Quran

Something Fascinating about the Quran

One of the things that fascinates me about the Quran is the study of the connections between Surahs (chapters).  As an example, the last half of Surah Al-Fatihah (Surah #1) contains a plea for guidance – we beg of Allah to guide us. At the beginning of...
Creation of Mankind…

Creation of Mankind…

The other day we asked the question: Why did Adam fall from heaven? Before we can answer that we must learn about the story of his (and our) creation: The reply of the angels when they heard about the creation of man: “Will You place upon it one who causes...
Third paired set in the Quran

Third paired set in the Quran

Previously, we discussed two pairs that always come together in the Quran. The first pair was prayer and charity. The second pair was reward and punishment. The third pair is: belief and good deeds Belief and good deeds occur together 61...
Ultimate pairs in the Quran

Ultimate pairs in the Quran

There are three pairs that always come together in the Quran. They tell us a lot about how Allah wants us to think. No this isn’t about marriage 🙂 The first pair is: prayer AND charity We always see these two together. Even from the very beginning...
The book in which there is no doubt

The book in which there is no doubt

What does the Quran say about itself? “This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah” [2:2] That is the second verse of the longest chapter.  The Quran is guidance for who? For those conscious of God....