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Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage

This eighty-fifth volume in Brill’s Handbook of Oriental Studies Series attempts to fulfill the long-standing need for an Arabic-English dictionary of Qur’anic usage. Adding an important resource for the study of the Qur’an, the Dictionary is distinguished by many features: It brings to English-speaking readership contextualized [...]


A Quranic Prophecy

The verse 5:51 of the Holy Quran has a prophecy in it regarding the creation of the State of Israel. It is also shown that this relates to the prophecy of the coming of the Messiah in Islam. Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad made his claim towards the end of the 19th century of the C.E and Israel was created about fifty years later. We explain this [...]