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Revelation and Inspiration
(6,859 words)

The communication of God's knowledge (see knowledge and learning ) and will (see power and impotence ), warning (q.v.) and promise to humanity. The English word “revelation” covers a rang…

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Madigan, Daniel A., “Revelation and Inspiration”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 30 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00174>

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