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Nomenclature of wrongdoing in the Qur’an

Analysis of terms denoting wrongdoing This article, taken from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation, looks at the range of words which indicates wrongdoing in the Qur’an. The Traditionalist has no

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Sectarian zealotry in the Qur’an

Sectarian zealotry This short article from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation summarises the translation decision in that book for the term baghy. baghy – sectarian zealotry The Traditionalist renders

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Faith-based nomenclature in the Qur’an

Religious groups referenced in the Qur’an This article from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation looks at Qur’anic usage regarding the groups typically rendered Jews, Christians and Muslims. Jews The

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Construction conventions in the Qur’an

Qur’anic constructions based on usage This article from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation identifies the Qur’anic sense for particular construction conventions which use particles and particle

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Makkah is the centre of a cult created after Muhammad

Why Makkah fails Modern-day Makkah strikes even Traditionalist Muslims who make pilgrimage there by its lack of correspondence with the place described in the Qur’an. Dan Gibson is a historian and a

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Brand Islam as part of the mental control grid

Brand Islam This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. Clearly, the gatekeepers of this particular facet of the overall control grid are unlikely to smile upon findings which, in essence,

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A short overview of translations of the Qur’an in English

Translations of the Qur’an This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. What follows is an overview of translations of the Qur’an into English; I have tried to include a representative

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Summary of hermeneutic method

Hermeneutic method Below is found a summary of the hermeneutic method used in The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. Postulates The Qur’an is guidance for mankind (2:185) The Qur’an requires careful

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Rahman in the Qur’an

Almighty This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. Almost all translations of the Qur’an render raḥmān as beneficent or most merciful or synonyms thereof. While raḥmān and raḥīm

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Unbelievers in the Qur’an

Unbelievers This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. alladhīna kafarū – those who are indifferent to warning The Traditionalist renders alladhīna kafarū as those who disbelieve

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