A study of the Quran & its teachings
This is an introduction to the Qur'anic Sciences for young adults and anyone seeking a general introduction. The first six chapters deal with the revelation of the Qur'an, its collection, preservation, order, arrangement, language and style. The remaining chapters discuss the thematic division of the Qur'an. A Study of the Qur'an and Its Teachings is a textbook in IQRA's Program of Islamic Studies, written for both students and other interested readers. The volume deals with important aspects of 'Ulum a-Qur'an such as process of revelation, the language and style of the Qur'an, and methodology of its study. It also deals with the important themes such as 'Iman, 'lbadah, Islamic morals and manners, social values, family responsibilities, moral failings, enjoinments and prohibitions. The teachings of the Qur'an are provided with detailed references of the Qur'anic 'Ayat in Arabic, English transliteration, and lucid translation. Dr. Khalid Mahmud Sheikh is a professor of Islamic studies at International Islamic University at Islamabad and head of the department of Islamic Studies at Azad Jammu and Kashmir University at Muzafferabad, Pakistan. His earlier work A Study of Haddith, also published by IQRA', is very well received by the academic community and Islamic schools.