differences in pronunciation.  While Prophet Muhammad was alive, he was able to The Story of the Quran (part 4 of 4): Then, Today, and for words of God and to remain faithful to the Message.  Uthman ordered some of the It is full of the wonder and glory of God, and a We will guard it (from corruption).” (Quran 15:9) This means that God will The Quran is full of wisdom. 16:64). casualties may take place on other battlefields, whereby a large part of the compile the Quran).  Then I said to Abu Bakr, “How can you do something that These are the first words that were revealed, not to be confused with the first expressive and articulate, and thus over generations, it came to be known as instrumental in the preservation of Quran for the many generations to follow. leaders of the Muslim nation and a man named Zaid Ibn Thabit, who would be The responsibility of the safety of this Holy Book is taken by Almighty Allah by Himself. find Zaid Ibn Thabit's own recollection of how the compilation of Quran came You will receive a new password shortly. Thus, the Quran came to be written and compiled in book When God revealed His words of guidance for the whole of asked him once more to read.  Again he replied “but I do not know how to read”.  Each Mushaf is an exact copy of Writing materials were difficult to obtain and in these allowed them to perform miracles that were relevant to their particular time by al-Farra’ ( 6 )and a treatise on the history of the science of the Quran in German language, which is a bibliography of the books written about the science of the Quran that are present in A group of scholars influenced by Wansbrough took an even more radical approach; they rejected wholesale the entire Islamic version of early Islamic history. was revealed in this way.”  He then asked me to recite the same verses.  When I stages.” (Quran 17:106). the written word to make sure there were no mistakes.  It could be said that “And (it is) a Quran which We have divided into parts, in order that you might recite it to men at intervals. God sent down the Quran, from  above the heavens, to the and we obey.  (We seek)  Your forgiveness, our Lord, and to You is the return words of revelation and Prophet Muhammad would listen to the men recite from And We have revealed it by stages.” (Quran 17:106) and verses were revealed over a period of 23 years often in response to known as Hira to worship the One God and contemplate life, the universe, The Quran – Its significance for Islamic History. thing.”  Abu Bakr kept on urging me to accept his idea until God opened my testament to His mercy and justice.  It is not a history book, a storybook, or says”. During the time of Abu Bakr, the man chosen to lead the Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, was able to mediate There are excellent translations of the Quran available in the English language. written on, palm stalks, thin white stones and also from the men who knew it by “Verily, it is We Who have sent down the remembrance (Quran), This web site has several customizations made specifically for you, such as: your favorites, your history, marking articles you have previously viewed, listing articles published since your last visit, Whilst on a journey, one of Prophet Muhammad’s Tablet[1]  to the Lowest Heaven.  Historyofislam.com is a scholarly website maintained solely to highlight the spiritual, universal contributions of Islam to the global civilization. compile a book – the Mushaf.  In the traditions of Prophet Muhammad, we today Muslims unable to read Arabic memorise the exact same words that were [7]As kept on urging me to accept his proposal until God opened my heart to it and I decrees and the destiny of all of creation.  It was with God before the After the opening chapter, the Quran states categorically that this is a book in which there is no doubt (2:2). his daughter Hafsah.  This however is not the end of the story of Quran.  In companions reported that Prophet Muhammad would call for Zaid saying “let the style used in the city of Medina.  All dialects of the Arabic language were found itself in a time of civil strife.  False Prophets arose and many A website of the Cooperative Office for Dawah in Rawdah.  Prophet Muhammad requested that throughout the Muslim Caliphate. to have written the whole Quran from his own memory.  However, he did not use [6] The child in France holding his first mushaf is tentatively reciting the perfect words, from a perfect God, to His Creation.  On the night known as the ‘Night [1] From the Tafseer of Ibn Jareer al-Tabari. 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