The Qur ' An

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Lakeisha Reed
Professor Michaelian
English 209
22 February 2017

The Noble Qur’an
The Qur’an, also known as Kitah Allah (the book of God) is the religious text of Muslim Scripture. It is the revelation of God that the Prophet Muhammad received by the archangel Gabriel and written in Arabic language. It provides Muslims with guidelines and detailed teachings for a just society, proper human behaviors, and an egalitarian economic system. One can only truly understand the teachings of the Qur’an by exploring the life of the prophet Muhammad and grasping the important message and tone that is held within the book.
Muhammad Abdullah, was the founder of the religion of Islam, and is considered by Muslims to be the last Islamic prophet of God.
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His dedication to spread the message of God was phenomenal and he did not give up despite his harsh treatment. Muhammad received some good news from the city of Yathrib. The city was in need of a leader and pledged to obey and worship Allah alone and defend him to the death. Muhammad and his loyal followers fled to Yathrib and left the city of Mecca. Yathrib was later renamed Medinat al-Nabi, “the City of the Prophet,” and is now known as Medina, “the City.” Muhammad died in 632, having conquered all of Arabia for Islam.
He was loved and highly respected by man Muslims. His battle for peace never ended and his message from God continues to spread present day.
The Qur’an was written over a period of twenty-three years beginning on December 22 609 CE, and concluding in 632. Muslims claim that Muhammad spoke the whole Quran to his followers and many of them memorized the verses word by word and later wrote it down. The Qur’an was divided into 114 chapters, called surah(s). These chapters are arranged according to length, which vary from 3 to 286 verses. The chapters of the Qur’an also have a title that comes from a word that is written within the text. However, some titles are not linked to the subject matter in each surah. The titles have names such as “The Cow” (Surah 2), “Noah” (Surah 71), and “The Most High” (Surah 87). Each Sura contains an important message for the people of Islam. Most Muslims claims

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