The Koran The Koran is the central religious text of Islam and means “the recitation.” The Koran is also regarded widely as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. There are 114 chapters of unequal length, and any variations that people tried to apply to the standardized text were invalidated and ordered to be destroyed. There is much debate about whether the Koran is eternal or was created. Muslims consider the Koran to be the verbatim word of God. It is believed by the Muslims to be verbally revealed through angel Jibril (Gabriel) from God to Muhammad. This recitation took over 23 years for Muhammad to copy down into a text. It was revealed to Muhammad from 610 CE to 632 CE, the year of Muhammad’s death. The Koran is regarded by Muslims as the main miracle of Muhammad, the proof of his prophet hood, and the culmination of a series of divine messages that started with the messages revealed to Adam, who is regarded in Islam as the first prophet. The Koran assumes familiarity with major narratives recounted in Jewish and Christian scriptures. “The Koran describes itself as a book of guidance, sometimes offering detailed accounts of specific historical events, and often emphasizing the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence.” Muslims believe that the Quran is different from all other books in ways that are impossible for any other book to be, such that similar texts cannot be written by humans. “The Quran itself challenges any who disagree with its divine origin to produce a text of miraculous nature.”
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The Koran is said to be a divine and pure source composed of all Muslim customs to follow, so each person who follows these customs is made a better person by doing so. The crystal merchant inThe
Alchemist buys Santiago lunch, and when Santiago thanks him, he tells him that The Koran requires him to feed a hungry person. Santiago had not known this, so he had worked to clean the crystal for the crystal merchant even though he did not have to. Santiago was not upset with the crystal merchant, for he had proved himself to the merchant, so the merchant offered him the job. Santiago also learned about the Koran and how it helped him along in his journey. Because of what the Koran’s customs are, Santiago got a job to help pay for his journey, a house to sleep in, food and water to nourish him, and he learned many good virtues such as patience and how to work diligently.