Better Students Ask More Questions.
How does the Koran make the case for itself as an immortal work, the actual words of god?
2 Answers | add yours
- The Koran itself claims to be the revelation of Allah (through the angel Gabriel) to Muhammad his prophet. The method of revelation is a dictation theory. In other words, Gabriel revealed the words of Allah to Muhammad and he wrote them down perfectly to be given to people. This was to have taken place over 23 years, beginning with 610 and ending in 632.
- Muslims also look to the Koran for evidence that the Koran is inspired. This, of course, is circular reasoning. In other words, if the Koran claims to be inspired, then it must be.
- Muslims also say that the Koran is systematically perfect. In other words, the Koran gives a true picture of the world, humanity, salvation, and other important aspects of life. Most importantly, they claim that there are no contradictions at all in the Koran.
Elementary School Teacher
Answering the question, I would like to quote a verse from Koran -the words of God about itself:
"We Ourselves surely send down the reminder and We most surely are its guardians." (Koran 15:9)
Posted by najm1947 on March 28, 2012 at 2:41 PM (Answer #1)
There are several ways in which people claim that the Koran is the infallible words of Allah. They say:
Finally, we must realize that what Muslims say is nothing new. Jews and Christians say the same thing. They are all people of inspired books.
Posted by readerofbooks on March 28, 2012 at 11:33 PM (Answer #2)
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.