The Miraculous Inimitability of the Word of Allah

The Qur’an is the inimitable, eternal Divine address to mankind. *This article is the transcription of a talk given in a workshop. The Qur’anic Miracles (al-Mu’jizatul Qur’aniyya) is one of the most important “risalas” (which means epistle or treatise) in the Risale-i Nur. And the subject is al Mu’jizat al-Qur’aniyya, the Qur’anic miracles, the miraculousness or as you might call it inimitability of the Qur’an. Iʿjaz (اعجاز) literally means to make someone impotent, to make someone powerless, and to make someone unable to act. What the Qur’an does in its…

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Guide For Humanity (2)

Qur’an is the Pre-Eternal and Post Eternal word of the Creator of the Universe. As for the universe itself, it is composed of the created verses of Allah (SWT). In other words, it is the concrete manifestation and reflection of the names and attributes of Almighty Allah. So, we see that Allah has basically manifested himself in these two ways apart from others. Within this point of view, it can be clearly understood that there should be no contradiction between what Allah created and what he orders and mentions about…

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