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 Evaluation of the Insertion of Vocalization and Diacritics in the Qur’anic Script - Ep 01
Muslim sources are quite unanimous in stating the fact that the text of the earliest masahif was in bare consonantal form – devoid of diacritics (i‘jam) to distinguish homographs and bereft of vowels markings (tashkil or i‘rab) to discern declensions. These can be chronologically divided into the following three: 1. The First Vocalization Phase 2. The Diacritics Phase 3 The Second Vocalization Phase In this episode, Dr Shehzad Saleem describes these phases as detailed out in Muslim sources
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