Revisiting the Collection and Transmission History of the Qur’an
This is a multi lecture series by Dr Shehzad Saleem, Fellow Al-Mawrid, for serious students of the Qur'an. It is based on his fifteen year research in which he has revisited some intriguing areas of the collection and transmission history of the Qur’an. He has attempted to critically evaluate the traditional narratives and accounts and tried to re-construct the history of the Qur’an on the basis of established historical sources.
This multi lecture series comprises 20 topics and each topic is divided into various episodes. These lectures will be periodically released episode-wise.
Critical Analysis of the Narrative on Abu Bakr’s Collection - Episode 01
It is recorded in a narrative in Bukhari that after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (sws), Abu Bakr compiled the Qur’an between two covers. In this episode, Dr Shehzad Saleem critically evaluates the text of this narrative and enumerates the questions that arise on it.
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