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People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

In the early days of Islam, Muslims suffered relentless persecution at the hands of tyrants in Makkah. Amid such debilitating circumstances, Quranic verses were sent down to resolutely establish the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), as well as his companions. Quranic stories played a significant role in this regard. The agony …

Asiyah, the Wife of Pharaoh – The Change Maker

Asiyah, Wife of Pharaoh – The Change Maker

A tyrant rises to power, ruling his nation with cruelty and hatred. In one fell swoop, he creates a giant chasm between two segments of society — those whom he belongs to, and those whom he has declared outsiders. For years, he considers himself successful in enforcing his agenda of prejudice and discrimination… until revolution …

4 Quran Stylistic Tools

4 Stylistic Tools Used in the Quran

To convey its message, the Quran employs various stylistic tools, including the following: 1. Narrative in the Quran The Quran contains many narratives (qisas, singular qissah), referred to in the Quran itself: {We do relate unto thee the most beautiful of stories} (Yusuf 12:3) These narratives, which illustrate and underline important aspects of the Quranic …

The Eternal Challenge: History & Prophecies in the Quran

The Eternal Challenge: History & Prophecies in the Quran

There is no other book like it. It is absolutely perfect in the Arabic language. It has no mistakes in grammar, meanings or context. Moreover predictions in the Qur’an have come true; and its teachings are clearly for all people, all places and all times.

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

4 Powerful Lessons from the Life of Prophet Joseph

The Best of Stories - 4 Lessons from the Life of Joseph

In the introduction to this story God tells us that this is the best of stories. It is a tale of rags to riches, debasement to grandeur and hardship to ease. There are countless articles, numerous books, and eBooks by renowned writers plus videos made…

Prophets Musa and Harun and Ethics of Teamwork

Learn Ethics of Teamwork from Prophets Musa and Harun (Peace Be upon Them)

One of the important persons in the story and mission of Prophet Musa is his brother, Prophet Harun. The two Prophets (peace be upon them) worked as a great team. In the Quran, we see the great prophet of Allah, Musa (peace be upon him), recognize the talent of his brother Harun: He speaks better …

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

One of the stylistic tools used by the Glorious Quran to convey its message is narratives (qasas). It occurs in the Quran in different forms and for different purposes. The Quran relates the stories of the previous nations, stories of the prophets, descriptions of certain events, etc. All in all, the objective is clear: It …


Why Is Prophet Moses Mentioned So Often in The Quran?

Short Answer: These very rich experiences can benefit people on various levels: on the leadership level, on the individual level, and on the community level. The similarity between Prophet Moses and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon them both) is another important reason that necessitates such focus on the story of Moses. ______________________________________ Salam Rasha, Thank you …

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