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    Quran compilation-transmission-preservation-2003-1196929859374493-4 Quran compilation-transmission-preservation-2003-1196929859374493-4 Presentation Transcript

    • Conclusion - Memorization
    • Prophet Muhammad (s) did not knewhow to read and write, thus he used tocall his scribes to write down the Quranfor him whenever he received a newrevelation from Allah (The God)
    • Above is an example of Prophet The above narration confirms the factMuhammad (s) calling one of his that the written copy of the Quran wasscribes when he received a present in a book form during therevelation lifetime of Prophet Muhammad (s)
    • So, What is the significance ofhaving the whole written Quranduring the lifetime of ProphetMuhammed (s)?
    • So, What is the significance of having thewhole written Quran during the lifetimeof Prophet Muhammed (s)? The above is unlike the New-Testament, Old Testament, Hindu scriptures, Buddhist scriptures, all were written down AFTER their main person (founder) left the world, thus the later writers can interpolate and edit the original sayings. Since no other book was memorized and written down as the Quran, then the check and balance system of correcting the copying errors is lacking in other scriptures (except the Quran) and resulted in their defective transmission. An altered, defective, less then 100% authentic scripture, cannot be trusted for our salvation. Thus, we can safely set aside all other books for our salvation except the Quran.
    • Comparing the ancient manuscripts of the Quran with our current copiesNo Change in number of chapters, verses or words!
    • Comparing the ancient manuscripts of the Quran with our current copiesNo Change in number of chapters, verses or words!
    • Qur’an ManuscriptsComparing the ancient manuscripts of the Quran with our current copiesNo Change in number of chapters, verses or words!
    • Comparing the ancient manuscripts of the Quran with our current copiesNo Change in number of chapters, verses or words!
    • Even non-Muslim nations acknowledge that Muslims possess the Original Quranwritten down in the time of the companions of Prophet Muhammad (s).
    • ‘We’ is the plural of authority and respect and not the plural of ‘trinity’ or morethan one.
    • Conclusion1. Entire Quran is Preserved through memory in each generation from Muhammad’s (s) to ours.2. Written copies copied from the original Quran of Muhammad (s) still exist for verification and authentication3. Any copying errors by the copyist is caught and corrected by the memorizers of the Quran4. Any mistake in recitation by a memorizer is corrected by fellow memorizer & by written copies of the Quran5. Multi-layered system of check and balance to protect Quran from getting corrupted (this check and balance system is lacking for any other book, religious or secular!)6. Quran is recited from memory by Muslims in the daily prayers.7. Entire Quran is recited and listened to by Muslims once each year during the month of Ramadan (Fasting)6. Allah is the ultimate preserver of the Quran
    • Contact Info. for Islam  Dr. Sabeel Ahmed  SabeelDawah@yahoo.com  http://www.slideshare.net/sabeel http://www.iol.ie/~afifi/BICNews/Sabeel/sabe el3.htm
    • Obtain a Free Translation of theQuran Gift from me! 1-800-662-ISLAM Thank you! May Allah (God) Provide us Guidance, Peace and Salvation…Aameen