Great Contribution of Shiites to the Quranic Sciences

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Shi'ite Authors on the Quranic Jurisprudence(Ahkam-ul-Quran) The first person to write on this subject was Muhammad bin Sa'ib al-Kalabi who was a companion of Imam Muhammad Baqir(A.S.). Ibn-un-Nadim counted him among the books written in this connection, a book Ahkam-ul-Quran written by Al-Kalabi. According to his statement he reported from Ibn Abbas. An-Nadim evidently means Muhammad bin Sa'ib and not his son Hisham because it was the former who was a contemporary of Ibn Abbas and reported from him. As-Suyuti has said in Al-Awa'il,"The first one to write anything on this subject...

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shia and Quran

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The Different Facets of the Formal Aspect of Religion
It has become clear from what has been said thus far that the Holy Quran, which is the principal source of religious thought in Islam, has given full authority to the external meanings of its words for those who give ear to its message. The same external meaning of the Quranic verses has made the sayings of the Prophet complementary to the words of the Quran and has declared them to be authoritative like the Quran. For as the Quran says:" And We have revealed unto thee the Remembrance that thou mayst explain to mankind...

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shia belief of quran

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The accepted view amongst Muslims, and especially Shiite's is that no alteration has occurred in the holy Qoran, and that the text that is in our hands is the whole Qoran that was revealed to the great Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) without being added nor loss. There are a lot of proofs to prove this belief; here we will summaries these proofs in a few points. One: Allah has said in his holy book '' verily we have sent down the Reminder (the Qoran), and verily We (our self) unto it will certainly be the guardian. (Al-Hijr:90)and a lot of other verses...

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Guidance Provided by the Quran and Sunnah

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God - exalted be His Name - has commanded man in several places in the Quran to deliberate upon the Holy Book and be persistent in this effort and not be satisfied with a merely superficial and elementary understanding of it. In many verses the world of creation and all that is in it without exception are called portents (ayat), signs and symbols of the Divine.[45] A degree of

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deliberation upon the meaning of portents and signs and penetration into their real significance will reveal the fact that things are called by...

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QURAN AND THE HOLY SCRIPTURES

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42 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE REVELATION OF DIVINE BOOKS.
WE BELIEVE that, for the guidance of man. God sent down several DIVINE BOOK, among which we may name: The SOHOF, given to NOAH; the LAW, given to Moses; the GOSPEL given to JESUS, and the QURAN given to Mohammad.. Were these books not sent, human would have been led astray, falling afar off from the natural path of piety, ethics, and straight path of truthSuch divine Books, like the clouds of mercy, have rained upon the plane of the hearts, bringing to fruit the seeds of knowledge, wisdom and virtues" The...

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