Reference: Sir William Muir, The
Corân: Its Composition And Teaching; And The
Testimony It Bears To The Holy Scriptures,
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,
London, England, 1878, 239 pages.
offers insights into the composition and
teaching of the Qur'an with special
reference to the testimony of the Qur'an to
the Holy Scriptures. This book
effectively shows that Muhammad taught that
the text of the Old and New Testament are
authentic and not corrupted. Thus, Muslims
cannot logically claim that the OT or NT
were corrupted unless they believe that the
Qur'an is erroneous in its evaluation of the
Old and New Testament scriptures.
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corresponds to William Muir's book.
This is done to facilitate
reference to Muir's translation.
extensive quotations from the Qur'an
in Arabic. These quotations beginning at page 72.
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