Qur'an Guidelines

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Qur'an Guidelines

Muhammad was born around 570 AD in the Mecca. Mecca was an important city in the Arabia before Muhammad. In his early life he managed the caravn buisness of his wife Khadija. When he was around 40 in 610, he went to meditate in a cave and the angel Gabriel spoke to him for the first time:"Recite in the name of your lord who created, created man from clots of blood! Recite! Your Lord is Most Bountiful One, Who by the pen taught man what he did not know" (from The Koran). In 613 Muhammad shared his revealation (the Qur'an). The rulers of Mecca threatened him and his followers (the Muslims) and they migrated to Medina in 622, and his house became the first mosque. In 630 after fighting for several years the people of Mecca gave in and they accepted. Islam their religion. Muhammad had revealations until his death in 632 when he was 62 years old, but the religon he founded continued to grow.

Guidelines

570 - Birth of Muhammad610 - the angel spoke to Muhammad613 - Muhammad shared the Qur'an622 - Migration to Medina630 - Conversion of Mecca to Islam632 - Death of Muhammad653-656 - Establishment of the Qur'an730s - Oldest Qur'an

The guidlines of the Qur'an are explicit and implicit. Some explicit guidelines are: How to worship.How to prepare for worship.What not to eat.What not to drink.Some implicit guidlines are:No slavery.The importance of jihad, "to make an effort, or to struggle" to obey God.

Lasting Impact

Muslims consider Qur'an to be the words of God (Allah). The Qur'an is one of the most important books in the world. There are over 1.5 billion Muslims in the world today.

Citations

- Salter, Christopher L. Chapter 7 "History of the Islamic World."Eastern Hemisphere The World Almanac" (2007 ): 168-193.- "Histoyr of the Qur'an." Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Quran- "Islamic Calligraphy." Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_calligraphy- "Coran, Sourates : Al-Fatiha." youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlGip2DImAo

Qur'an Guidelines

Muhammad the Messanger of God

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Recitation of the Qur'an


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