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.

View More Lectures by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

View Also

Race Against 7 Things

An excerpt from the talk, ‘Capitalise on 5 before 5‘ Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on …