What Do The Orientalists Say About The Inimitability Of The Qur’an?
E H Palmer, as early as 1880, recognized the unique style of the Qur’an. But he seem to have been wavering between two thoughts. He writes in the Introduction to his translation of the Qur’an: … More CAN THE QUR’AN BE IMITATED “THE CHALLENGE”
GLOSSARY OF ISLAMIC TERMS USED: A. ʿAbd (عبد) (for male) ʾAmah (أمة) (for female) servant, worshipper, slave. Muslims consider themselves servants and slaves of God. Common Muslim names such as Abdullah (Servant of God), Abdul-Malik (Slave of the King), Abdur-Rahmān (Slave of the most Beneficent), Abdus-Salām (Slave of Peace), all refer to names of Allah. … More ISLAMIC TERMS TANSLATED AND TRANSLITERATED