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Prophets and Prophethood
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Those individuals who receive divine revelation and their collective vocation. In Arabic (as in Hebrew), the word for “prophet” is nabī, plural nabiyyūn and anbiyāʾ. Thes…

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Rubin, Uri, “Prophets and Prophethood”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00160>



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