Who really wrote the Quran?

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https://youtu.be/YqDQcvV4VSA When talking about Islam, especially if someone is newly introduced to Islam, there is always this question: Who wrote the Quran? How did it come into existence? The answer is not very simple. A short Islamic answer to the question is that the Quran is the direct spoken word of Allah, who is almighty, all-knowing and omnipresent according to Islamic belief. Muslims believe that Allah spoke his words directly through Gabriel to Muhammad who then revealed it to his followers. But in reality it went through a huge and questionable process. I want to go through that process with you, provide some information but also look at it from a critical skeptic perspective.  The actual Islamic belief held by the vast majority of Islamic scholars is as follows. Muhammad…
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How we got the Quran

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqDQcvV4VSA&t=319s&ab_channel=ApostateProphet Transcript of the video Revelation of the Quran to Muhammad Around 610 A.D., when Muhammad was 40 years old, he was meditating in a cave on Mount Hira, near Mecca, where he received his first revelation. Sahih Al-Bukhari Volume 1, Book 1, Number 3: Narrated ‘Aisha: He (Muhammad) used to go in seclusion in the cave of Hira where he used to worship (Allah alone) continuously for many days before his desire to see his family. He used to take with him the journey food for the stay and then come back to (his wife) Khadija to take his food like-wise again till suddenly the Truth descended upon him while he was in the cave of Hira. The angel came to him and asked him to read. The Prophet…
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Proof That Muhammad Spoke From The Devil (Quran Verses From Satan)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjMGLIjraHI From an Islamic perspective, Deuteronomy 18:20 is unassailable and Deuteronomy 18:20 gives us two criteria for spotting a false prophet. If someone speaks in the names of other gods, he's a false prophet. If he delivers a false revelation, he's a false prophet. Interestingly, Muhammad did both when he delivered the infamous Satanic verses. We learn about the Satanic verses not from Jewish or Christian sources but from early Muslim writings. Let's read a passage from the history of al-TabarI to see what happened.  The history of al-TabarI volume 6 page 108 When the messenger of God saw how his tribe turned their backs on him and was grieved to see them shunning the message he had brought to them from God, he longed in his soul that something…
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Shabir Ally’s mathematical miracles debunked

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltrfIslJ9gE In his debate with brother David Wood, Shabir Ally made two attempts to prove that the Quran has several numerological miracles concerning the number seven, which according to Shabir proves that the Quran is from God since no man can insert such mathematical wonders. In this video, however, we will show you, in a matter of minutes, that Shabir Ally has overlooked a number of things, four things to be exact. First, it is definitely possible for humans to insert this kind of multiple into a text. Second, the example given by Shabir is one of those possibilities. Third, the perfect number of 28, which Shabir mentions has been known for literally ages before Muhammad was born. Fourth, a very brief search into the Bible gives us a bunch…
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Are there numerical miracles in the Quran?

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https://youtu.be/Nuc4KOkmR9A Now they're arguing about the mathematical patterns of the Quran as proof of its divine origin and yet when you point out something similar in the Bible they say no. You can do that with almost anything, you can take anything and find the mathematical marvel because what you do is: you count a number of words and it doesn't equal some mathematical marvel so you ignore this one, you ignore that one and keep going through different words and counting them until you get to some pattern and then you say “It's a mathematical marvel”.  For instance, it's a common claim that the Quran uses the word “day” 365 times. Isn't that a miracle that Allah knew that there are 365 days mentioned? If you actually start looking…
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The Quran and the Problem of Abrogation

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Espp7czwZI&ab_channel=DavidWoodVideos The doctrine of abrogation. As Christians we believe that God can give revelations in one Covenant and then later on make a different Covenant with a different group of people. What's the difference here with this doctrine of abrogation that Muslims believe in? Why would we consider this a problem? The difference is: In the scriptures we have God announcing a future Covenant that will take centuries for it to be fulfilled. So circumstances have changed, the people have changed and God is preparing people for a New Covenant that doesn't necessarily cancel out the previous commandments but fulfills them and they are consummated in the coming of Christ. What you have in the Quran is a phenomenon in which Muhammad will say “This is what we're going to…
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Abrogation, the way that self-contradiction in the Quran is resolved

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDVM2bw0v3Y Abrogation - this is the way that  self-contradiction in the Quran is  resolved. Surah 2:106 “We do not  abrogate a verse or cause it to be  forgotten except that we bring forth one  better than it or similar to it. Do you  not know that Allah is over all things competent?” Here's the problem. How do you handle the  situation where one verse in the Quran  contradicts another verse? It's very  important to Muslims to believe that the  Quran contains no contradictions. So how  is this dealt with? Very simply. The later  verse cancels the earlier verse, which is  now superseded and the  self-contradiction disappears, except  that it doesn't. It's still there because  the older verse is not removed from the  Quran. Think of a software manual showing  the…
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Abrogation of Quranic Verses

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgLdDlKkKKU First I'm going to start with the topic  of abrogation starting with Surah 2:106 “Whatever communications  we abrogate or cause to be forgotten, we  bring one better than it or like it. Do  you not know that Allah has power over  all things” And then there's Surah 16:101 “And when we change a verse  in place of another, and Allah knows the best of what he sends down, they (the disbelievers) say “You are but a forger.” “Nay, but most of  them know not.” These verses speak for  themselves. I know what the abrogation of the Meccan verses  are but don't you ever wonder how an  all-knowing and all-wise God could  change his mind so much in the space of  23 years and in the length of 114  chapters?…
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Abrogation of the Quran

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgLdDlKkKKU Transcript of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDVM2bw0v3Y Transcript of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Espp7czwZI&ab_channel=DavidWoodVideos Transcript of the video
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