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How have groups of scholars cited the Qur'an to support their different stances on prophetic immunity from sin?"
Religion and Theology
Pages 8 (2008 words)
Student’s Name: Instructor’s Name: Subject: Research Paper, Religion and Theology Date: Topic: How have groups of scholars cited the Qur'an to support their different stances on prophetic immunity from sin?" Foundational Values of Islam and backgrounder information The foundational values of Islam are beyond question and are not subject to arguments.
Controversies arise when the revelations of God (the power that is incomprehensible to mind) are interpreted and discussed by the mind-level scholars. This is true of scholars of any religion and Islam is no exception. No scholar can reach the divine heights of prophets and as such common agreement for their different stances is impossibility. The followers of Islam have their inspiration and guidance from twin sources. “The norms and assumptions that have characterized belief and action in Islam have their initial inspiration in two foundational sources. One is scriptural, embodying the message revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad and recorded in the Qur’an. The second is the exemplification of that message in the perceived model pattern of the Prophet’s actions, sayings and norms, collectively called the sunna.” (Nanji, n.p.)) For Muslims Qur’an is the ultimate scripture, its revelations are inviolable; it contains direct communication from God. The contents of Qur’an are not debatable; as such there is no question of difference interpretations as for those revelations. ...
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