The Oral Tradition in Islam

An Excerpt from the Lecture, ‘The Clear Proof: A Tafsīr Of Sūrat Al Bayyinah’ – Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on 25th October 2013 at Al Kawthar Academy (Leicester)

Full Talk: Tafsir of Surat al-Bayyinah

It’s interesting that throughout the Qur’an Allah describes it as a book, even though at the time of revelation it was not found to be as a single, bound book. This is, in a way, a prophecy of what the Qur’an would eventually become and how we use it today. But why wasn’t the Qur’an revealed as a single bound book?

Find out in this short excerpt how the Qur’an was revealed and memorised as an oral tradition before being compiled in book form.

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