Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān

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Teaching
(3,253 words)

The act of instructing; imparting knowledge and information. Most of the numerous teaching-related passages in the Qurʾān are dedicated to the sound instruction of the believers in the faith (q.v.) and to their spiritual growth as individuals and members of the community (see belief and unbelief; know…

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Günther, Sebastian, “Teaching”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00200>



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