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Voyage to the Heart of the Koran

AuthorDavid Russell Garcia
Title of item
Voyage to the Heart of the Koran
Subtitle of item
The Holy Book of Islám for Thinking Minds (By a Non-Muslim)
Date of this edition 2003-10
Permission author
Posted 2022-01-07 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Books and Study Guides
Abstract A lengthy overview of the Qur'án and its themes for a Bahá'í audience; holy war and fighting; reasons behind Islám's reputation as a war-like religion; theology of Islám vs. Christianity; laws and admonitions; spiritual and social principles; apocalypse.
Notes For more on jinn, see On the Meanings of the Terms 'Angels' and 'Jinn' by Abdu'l-Bahá (provisional translation, 2019).

Also available in Dutch translation.

Tags Adam and Eve; Afterlife; Allegories and metaphors; Angels; Bible; Book of Enoch; Christianity; Civilization; Clouds; Context, Taking verses out of; Creation; Day of Judgment (or Day of Resurrection); Dead Sea Scrolls; Decline and renewal of religion; Devil (Satan); Encouragement; Evil (general); Fear of God; Food; Forgiveness; Free will; Heaven and hell; Hinduism; Human rights; Independent investigation of truth; Interfaith dialogue; Intermediary realm; Islam; Jesus Christ; Jihad (Holy War); Jinn (genie); Judaism; Justice (general); Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Laws; Love (general); Mary (Mother of Jesus Christ); Mercy (general); Miracles; Muhammad (Prophet); Non-violence; Peace; Philosophy; Plato; Polygamy; Progressive revelation; Prophecies; Prophets; Purity; Quran; Renaissance; Resurrection; Return; Reward and punishment; Science; Signs; Sin (general); Soul; Tests and difficulties; Trinity; Two seas; Ungodly; Unity of religion; Violence; Western culture; Will of God
Cross-referencesSee also Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam (Annemarie Schimmel), and Heart of the Gospel: The Bible and the Bahá'í Faith.
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