All Videos Tagged composition (Atheist Nexus) - Atheist Nexus 2014-12-19T02:41:02Z http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/video/listTagged?tag=composition&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Is the Qur'an a Miracle? tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2011-03-21:2182797:Video:1170537 2011-03-21T06:16:08.456Z Donegal http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/Donegal <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/is-the-quran-a-miracle"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/UwBZGNJBf84UlsXSkhkyetIGVM5Dx7WgSvIL8sWRrQ03JN3GgaaY62nZHy0ub9hRiDOlyZe5Wj7bFwpxXKTIUjf*5iDgVEi-/644925969.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Al-Jaʿd ibn Dirham, tutor to the Umayyad Caliph Marwan, said "The Qur'an's eloquence is not a miracle and people can do the like of it and better."(1)<br></br> <br></br> The Mu'tazilite scholar Abu Musa said "People are able to produce the like of the Qurʾān as regards eloquence, and composition and rhetorical beauty."(2)<br></br> <br></br> The 11th century Sunni scholar Abu al-Qushairy said: "We do… <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/is-the-quran-a-miracle"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/UwBZGNJBf84UlsXSkhkyetIGVM5Dx7WgSvIL8sWRrQ03JN3GgaaY62nZHy0ub9hRiDOlyZe5Wj7bFwpxXKTIUjf*5iDgVEi-/644925969.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Al-Jaʿd ibn Dirham, tutor to the Umayyad Caliph Marwan, said "The Qur'an's eloquence is not a miracle and people can do the like of it and better."(1)<br /> <br /> The Mu'tazilite scholar Abu Musa said "People are able to produce the like of the Qurʾān as regards eloquence, and composition and rhetorical beauty."(2)<br /> <br /> The 11th century Sunni scholar Abu al-Qushairy said: "We do not claim that everything in the Qurʾān is in the highest rank of eloquence."(3)<br /> <br /> Ibn al-Rawandi (former Mu'tazilite scholar) (d. 910 ad) said "Indeed the Qurʾān is not the speech of a wise god. In it are contradictions and mistakes and passages that are in the realms of the absurd."(4)<br /> <br /> 1. Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafiì, "The Miraculous Nature of the Qurʾān and the Prophetic Rhetoric." Page 160.<br /> <br /> 2. Al-Baghdadi, "The Difference Between the Groups" Page 164--165; and<br /> al-Shahrastani, "The Book of Sects and Creeds", 1/68--69.<br /> <br /> 3. Al-Baghdadi, "The Difference Between the Groups" Page 164--165; and al-Shahrastani, "The Book of Sects and Creeds", 1/68--69.<br /> <br /> 4. Quoted from Dr. Abd al-Rahman Badawi, from "History of Disbelief in<br /> Islam" page 216.<br /> <br /> Al-Razi Quote in video is from Dr. Badawi, from "The History of Disbelief in Islam," p 218<br /> <br /> For a fuller rational analysis of the Qur'an see: محنتي مع القرآن<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/30855635/My-Ordeal-with-the-Quran-ARABIC-">http://www.scribd.com/doc/30855635/My-Ordeal-with-the-Quran-ARABIC-</a>محنتي-مع-القرآن<br /> <br /> English version of "My Ordeal With the Qur'an" (Partial Translation):<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.councilofexmuslims.com/docs/My_Ordeal_With_The_Quran/My_Ordeal_With_The_Quran-en-latest.pdf">http://www.councilofexmuslims.com/docs/My_Ordeal_With_The_Quran/My_Ordeal_With_The_Quran-en-latest.pdf</a><br /> <br /> Thank you to the member of the Council of Ex-Muslims who contributed with advice and tips for this video - for more info. see:<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.councilofexmuslims.com/">http://www.councilofexmuslims.com/</a>