The Muslim Theological Perception of the Scriptures of the Ahl al-Kitāb

Hussaın A. M.

Malakand University Research Journal of Islamic Studies (MURJIS), cilt.1, sa.2, ss.9-19, 2019 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 1 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Dergi Adı: Malakand University Research Journal of Islamic Studies (MURJIS)
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.9-19


This article highlights the need for Muslims to accurately understand the scriptures of the Jews and the Christians, both as they are depicted in the Holy Qur'an, as well as how they are described by their own individual faith. This study will attempt to depict the Muslim theological understanding of the earlier revealed scriptures based upon the Qur'an and Muslim scholarship in comparison to the currently held view of Judaism and Christianity. The main objective of this article is to demonstrate the main differences that exist between what Muslims perceive and understand as revelation and the earlier scriptures in contrast with the above mentioned faiths own depiction of their scripture