Sunday, February 19, 2017
The Quran: Origin & its Journey to the West
Muslims believe that the words of the Quran were first spoken to the Prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabrielle in the early 7th century?
How did the words get transcribed into the Quran we know today?
How was it first disseminated and when was it first printed?
How did Europeans react to the Quran when they first learned about it during the Crusades?
These are some of the interesting questions BBC IWonder answers in their new interactive timeline called The Quran: The long journey into British life.
IWonder Guides are a factual and education brand of BBC. If you have never seen a BBC IWonder Guide, you should check them out.
I posted links to many that have to do with religion here.
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