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Nature as Signs
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Creation, i.e. natural phenomena, as indications of God's existence and power. In Islamic belief the Qurʾān is God's final message ( risāla) conveyed by God's last messenger (q.v.; rasūl) and Prophet ( nabī, see prophets and prophethood ), Muḥammad, to all humankind. Not only is it a final, yet…

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Netton, Ian Richard, “Nature as Signs”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00133>



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