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Ahmad Von Denffer

Ahmad Von Denffer was born in Germany in 1949. He is working for the Islamic Center, Munich, Germany. He has various publications in different languages.

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Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an

Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an

The Glorious Qur’an contains the revelations of Almighty Allah, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe, to mankind. It is the message from Allah to man and, therefore, of utmost importance to us. To properly grasp a message, one needs first of all to understand its contents exactly, and for this purpose one must study …


What Was the Qur'an Copy of `Uthman?

What Was the Qur’an Copy of `Uthman?

During the time of `Uthman ibn `Affan (may Allah be pleased with him) differences in reading the Qur’an became obvious. After consultation with the Companions, `Uthman had a standard copy prepared from the suhuf of Abu Bakr that were kept with Hafsah at that time. The following is the report in the Sahih of Al– Bukhari: Anas bin Malik narrated …


Memorization and Oral Transmission of

Memorization and Oral Transmission of the Qur’an

The revelation contained in the Qur’an has been transmitted to us by numerous persons in two ways: orally and in written form.  Oral transmission of the revelation was based on hifz or memorization. Prophet Muhammad himself (peace and blessings be upon him) was the first to commit a revelation to memory after the Angel Gabriel had brought …


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