Contradictions In The Holy Qur’an


The Holy Qur'an claims that were it not the word of God it would have been full of contradictions. Why do then we sometimes find contradictions the Book?


There are no contradictions in the Holy Qur'an. Had you given some examples we could help clarify to you that such differences are the result of misunderstanding some aspects of the Holy Qur'an. Otherwise there is no chance of difference in the Holy Qur'an.

The Holy Qur'an has elaborated different matters repeatedly. It sometimes explains a matter in detail and sometimes it refers to something precisely. It sometimes discusses reasons and the other times it deals with consequences of a particular action. It focuses on external effects as we well as semantic ones. What we need to understand is matter of deliberation. It becomes clear that different discussions are made to elaborate the same fact. It is also possible that we consider two things as corollary to each other considering them the same fact but they elaborate different realities.

(Translated into English by Abid Mahmood)

About the Author

Talib Mohsin

Mr Talib Mohsin was born in 1959 in the district Pakpattan of Punjab. He received elementary education in his native town. Later on he moved to Lahore and passed his matriculation from the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Lahore. He joined F.C College Lahore and graduated in 1981. He has his MA in Islamic Studies from the University of Punjab. He joined Mr Ghamidi to learn religious disciplines during early years of his educational career. He is one of the senior students of Mr Ghamidi form whom he learnt Arabic Grammar and major religious disciplines.

He was a major contributor in the establishment of the institutes and other organizations by Mr Ghamidi including Anṣār al-Muslimūn and Al-Mawrid. He worked in Ishrāq, a monthly Urdu journal, from the beginning. He worked as assistant editor of the journal for many years. He has been engaged in research and writing under the auspice of Al-Mawrid and has also been teaching in the Institute.

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