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Some Topics Related to the Qur’an

DR.PASHA | February 27, 2006 | Section: Articles | 1583 reads

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Some Topics Related to the Qur’an

Dr. Pasha

(Bringing Islam to the World One Concept at a Time!
Taking the Qur’an to Every Home and Heart that Needs It --
And which One Does Not?)

The topics below have been covered in the past Qur’an program or they will be covered in the future program, In-sha’Allah. Topics will be repeated as needed.

  • Motivations for reading the Qur’an.
  • Dangers of the Qur’an.
  • Proper protocol for handling and reading the Qur’an.
  • Pronouncing, verbalizing and reciting the Qur’an.
  • Sounds and syllables in the Qur’an.
  • Allah: the basis for a binary system of reading the Qur’an.
  • The short and long sounds in the Qur’an.
  • The flat and round sounds in the Qur’an.
  • The half and double sounds in the Qur’an.
  • The extra-long sounds in the Qur’an.
  • The beat and rhythm of the music of the Qur’an.
  • Personal prerequisites for successfully relating to the Qur’an.
  • Academic and intellectual qualifications for understanding the Qur’an.
  • Sources on the Qur’an.
  • Qur’an on the Qur’an.
  • Hadith on the Qur’an.
  • Qur’an and the sciences.
  • Qur’an as science.
  • Qur’an as logic.
  • Qur’an as evidence.
  • Qur’an as history.
  • Qur’an as reality.
  • Qur’an as theory.
  • Qur’an as practice.
  • Qur’an as narrative.
  • Qur’an as Dhikr.
  • Qur’an as Ibaadah.
  • Qur’an as stories.
  • Qur’an as Seerah.
  • Qur’an as literature.
  • Qur’an as code of conduct.
  • Qur’an as law and constitution.
  • Qur’an as ideology.
  • Qur’an as Huda -- Hidayah.
  • Qur’an as guide in human affairs.
  • Qur’an as leader.
  • Qur’an as light -- Noor.
  • Qur’an as criterion and standard – Furqan.
  • Qur’an as advice and counsel – Mau’idhah.
  • Qur’an as comfort, support, joy and power.
  • Qur’an as cure for psychological and spiritual ailments – Shifaa’.
  • Qur’an as cure for physical ailments – Shifaa’.
  • Qur’an as cure for social and cultural pathologies – Shifaa’.
  • Qur’an as commentary on La Ilaha Illa Allah!
  • Qur’an as framework for Muhammad Rasulullah, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam.
  • Nature and origin of the Qur’an.
  • Documentation of the Qur’an.
  • Preservation, protection and continuity of the Qur’an.
  • Preservation, protection and continuity of Hadith and Sunnah.
  • Uses and abuses of the Qur’an.
  • Some central themes, concepts and terms of the Qur’an.
  • Individuals, groups and people addressed by the Qur’an.
  • Do’s and Don’t’s of the Qur’an.
  • Miracle(s) of the Qur’an.
  • Blessings of the Qur’an.
  • Why Qur’an?
  • How Qur’an?
  • When Qur’an?
  • Qur’an for and through whom?
  • Inevitability of the Qur’an – Li-Yuzhirahoo ‘Aladdeeni Kullihi.
  • Clarity, simplicity and directness of the Qur’an.
  • Qur’an in theory and practice.
  • Nothing less than the Qur’an.
  • Let us get on with the Qur’an.
  • Contextualizing the language of the Qur’an.
  • Language in human thought and discourse.
  • Nature and background of Arabic language.
  • Social and political context of the Qur’an.
  • Language of the Qur’an vs. the language of the Hadith vs. the language of others.
  • Qur’an as a content-based miracle.
  • Qur’an as a language-based miracle.
  • Qur’an as history-based miracle.
  • Qur’an as effect-based miracle.
  • Qur’an as linguistic criterion and standard
  • Qur’an as social and cultural criterion and standard
  • Qur’an as legal criterion and standard.
  • A world made in the image of the Qur’an.
  • Playing catch-up to the Qur’an.
  • Establishing the Qur’an – past.
  • Establishing the Qur’an – present.
  • Establishing the Qur’an – future.
  • Establishing the Qur’an – Muslim world and the East.
  • Establishing the Qur’an – the West.
  • Qur’an challenges adversaries.
  • Sarf, Nahw, diction, grammar and linguistic construction in the Qur’an.
  • Some key characteristics of the language of the Qur’an.
  • A personal approach to the Qur’an.
  • Qur’an beyond language and lexicon.
  • Qur’an on a plate.
  • Where does “holy” come from?
  • Why Ilm? Motivations, uses and attitudes.
  • Qualifications for seeking Ilm?
  • Ilm killers.
  • Muslim scholars on the Qur’an.
  • Non-Muslims on the Qur’an.
  • Questions about the Qur’an.
  • Calling Allah.
  • Du’as of the Qur’an.
  • Culture of the Qur’an.
  • A concept called dhikr.
  • Awraad, adhkaar and wazaa’if of the Qur’an.
  • Falling in love with the Qur’an.
  • Personalizing the Qur’an.
  • Adam, alaihis salam, and his story in the Qur’an.
  • Shaitan and his mission.
  • Jannat: a retirement package unlike any.
  • Life and death in the Qur’an.
  • Gender equation in the Qur’an.
  • Women in the Qur’an.
  • Animals and plants in the Qur’an.
  • Heavenly bodies in the Qur’an.
  • Parents in the Qur’an.
  • Spouses in the Qur’an.
  • Children in the Qur’an.
  • Neighbours and colleagues in the Qur’an.
  • Commandments in the Qur’an.
  • Life Beautiful -- Hayaat Tayyibah -- in the Qur’an.
  • Pure and perfect food in the Qur’an.
  • The lawful and the unlawful in the Qur’an.
  • Earth and water in the Qur’an.
  • Night and day in the Qur’an.
  • Light and darkness in the Qur’an.
  • The rich and the powerful in the Qur’an.
  • God’s messengers (Allah bless them) and their missions.
  • Those directly addressed by the Qur’an.
  • Those Allah loves.
  • Those Allah does not like.
  • Those cursed by Allah.
  • Those blessed by Allah.
  • Meeting Allah.
  • Fearing Allah.
  • Loving Allah.
  • Obeying Allah.
  • Working for Allah.
  • Returning to Allah.
  • All things wonderful -- a concept called Salaam.
  • A culture of spending -- Infaaq.
  • The month of the Qur’an.


© 2004 Syed Husain Pasha

Dr. Pasha is an educator and scholar of exceptional 
talent, training and experience. He can be reached at DrSyedPasha [at] 
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