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Category Archive: QURAN

Who are the “ruling elite” mentioned in the Qur’an?

Each time messengers called their people to the religion of Allah, there has always been a section who opposed them, trying to impede their actions and causing difficulties for believers. The...

How is the creation of mankind related in the Qur’an?

Allah gives ample information in the Qur’an about the creation of mankind. Most of this information contains facts that could not be known by the people of that time, but have recently been...

Who is an “ignorant person” according to the Qur’an?

The adjective “ignorant” as used in the Qur’an has a different meaning to what is generally understood. Ignorance expressed in the Qur’an means being unaware of the reason for...

What does corruption mean in the Qur’an?

Many examples are given in the Qur’an of corrupt people and their characteristics. Yet the basic attribute of a corrupt person is that they oppose Allah, His messengers and His books, attempt...

What does the phrase “the religion of our fathers” mean in the Qur’an?

The commands of Islam and how a believer should behave are thoroughly defined in the Qur’an. The phrase “religion of fathers” means a made-up religion based on past habits,...

How were past nations destroyed?

Allah sent messengers to nations who have passed away and warned them of the presence of the Hereafter and the Day of Reckoning. Yet most of these nations did not pay heed to these warnings, they...

What is the reason for the narration of stories mentioned in the Qur’an?

Allah states that there is instruction in the stories related in the Qur’an. Events narrated in these stories provide an example for believers in many respects. These stories assume great...

How is the Day of Judgement described in the Qur’an?

As stated in the Qur’an, “… The Hour is coming…” (Surah Ta Ha, 15). On that day all living things, along with the stars, planets and galaxies, in short, everything in...

What is the concept of justice in the Qur’an that believers are commanded to possess?

Allah has commanded believers to evaluate all events with justice and within the boundaries stated in the Qur’an. He has instructed them to be absolutely just while judging between people and...

What is the concept of sincerity in the Qur’an?

“Sincerity“, literally, has the meaning of being pure and unadulterated. The concept of sincerity mentioned in the Qur’an denotes turning to Allah in devoutness. A sincere believer...