Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Qur'an, Popol Vuh, Smritokotha, God Speaks, Scientific foreknowledge in sacred texts, Oahspe: A New Bible, Religious text, Pseudepigraph, The Genesis According to Spiritism, Kojiki, Copyright on religious works, Kirant Mundhum, Treatise on the Resurrection, Dojeon, Yazidi Book of Revelation, Internet Sacred Text Archive, Jade Record, Yazidi Black Book, Ofudesaki, Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America, Ayvu Rapyta, Tablet, Buyruks, Kalam-e Saranjam, Amritbani Guru Ravidass Ji, Osashizu. Excerpt: The Quran (English pronunciation: Arabic: ?, IPA: , literally meaning qa recitationq), also transliterated Qur'an, Koran, Qur'?n, Coran, Kuran, and al-Qur'?n, is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims consider the verbatim word of God (Arabic: ?, Allah) and the Final Testament, following the Old and New Testaments. It is regarded widely as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. The Quran is divided into 114 suras of unequal length which are classified either as Meccan or Medinan depending upon their place and time of revelation. Muslims believe the Quran to be verbally revealed through angel Jibr?l (Gabriel) from God to Muhammad gradually over a period of approximately twenty-three years beginning in 610 CE, when Muhammad was forty, and concluding in 632 CE, the year of his death. Muslims further believe that the Qur'an was precisely memorized, recited and exactly written down by Muhammad's companions (Sahaba) after each revelation was dictated by him. Shortly after Muhammad's death the Quran was compiled into a single book by order of the first Caliph Abu Bakr and at the suggestion of his future successor Umar. Hafsa, Muhammad's widow and Umar's daughter, was entrusted with that Quranic text after the second Caliph Umar died. When the third Caliph Uthman began noticing slight diff...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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